Ohio Republicans close to imposing near-total ban on municipal broadband | Ars Technica

It's not even clear who proposed the new law. "The language, inserted without prior public discussion during recent state Senate deliberations on Ohio's two-year budget, is drawing condemnation from numerous sources. Officials have not said who put the language in the Senate budget document, only that they learned of it for the first time last week," the Akron Beacon Journal wrote on June 13.

Really? We can't even verify who added this restriction to the current bill ??