The Senate and Governor did come down considerably on broadband. The Governor proposed $100 million and the Senate proposed $85 million. From what I have heard, the Senate did prevail on the implementing language on broadband, which is viewed as a victory in the eyes of broadband proponents.
Elsewhere, the transportation conference committee has sprung back to life and is hoping to reach an agreement. I'm curious to see what that might look like.
In the meantime, here's another "waiting" song, this one by that set of 1980s British chanteuses Bananarama, coming at you with "Robert DeNiro's Waiting (Talking Italian).