Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: An annual report by the Kansas Corporation Commission to the Kansas Legislature about the availability of broadband across the state. The report is required by state law.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about broadband accessibility in Kansas, including the number of providers.
Where you get it: www.kcc.state.ks.us. From the home page, click on the “Broadband Availability Report” on the right-hand side of the page.