How Kansas City Taxpayers Support Google Fiber

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How Kansas City Taxpayers Support Google Fiber

Jerry Brito | Sep 07, 2012

This excerpt originally appeared in Ars Technica on September 07, 2012.

"There's a reason we have these fees for rights of way," said Mercatus Center scholar Jerry Brito when interviewing Campbell for his podcast. "It's incredibly costly for the community to put up with having the streets torn up every time there's a new entrant." Brito argued that fees were needed to "internalize the costs of what they're imposing on the community" and "to pay for the city to supervise it to make sure that is all done correctly."
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