Soliday receives IBTA’s Legislator of the Year award

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, June 11, 2019



PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) (left) receives the 2019 Legislator of the Year award from Indiana Broadband and Technology Association President John Koppin (right) Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the 2019 IBTA Annual Convention in French Lick. Soliday sponsored Senate Enrolled Act 460 in the 2019 legislative session to expand broadband throughout the state. Soliday and author of the new law, State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper), were recognized by the association for demonstrating effective collaboration as they worked to provide a framework for a matching grant program expanding broadband in Indiana’s rural communities.