JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An initiative launches Tuesday to make sure every Missourian has high-speed internet and the skills to use it.

It’s all a part of a statewide Broadband Summit to kick off the department of economic development’s Connecting All Missourians Program. Leaders, including Missouri Governor Mike Parson, are meeting in Jefferson City at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the current connectivity issues in Missouri and the efforts to improve those problems.

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Officials will also hear from the public and get input on how to further develop future programs.