Member Alert: Deadline Extended: Contact Your Senators Today Regarding High-Cost USF Letter

Member Alert
Deadline Extended: Contact Your Senators Today Regarding High-Cost USF Letter

Arlington, Va., (October 24, 2017)—Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS), Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) are circulating a letter to their fellow senators that encourages the FCC to address the Universal Service Fund budget shortfalls. 

NTCA is asking members to contact their senators to ask them to cosign the letter. The deadline to sign the letter has been extended to close of business Monday, October 30, so please contact them ASAP!

You can use these talking points as a template when drafting your email. Please include company specific information to personalize the message as much as possible. If you need help contacting your senators, contact the Government Affairs team for assistance.

Additionally, attendees of the Telecom Executive Policy Summit this week in Washington, D.C., will also ask Senators to cosign the letter during hill meetings.

A current list of Senators who have cosigned is as follows:

Jerry Moran (R-KS)
Pat Roberts (R-KS)
Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
John Barrasso (R-WY)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
John Boozman (R-AR)
Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Patty Murray (D-WA)
James Risch (R-ID)
Mike Rounds (R-SD)

For up-to-date information and resources about this and other federal policy developments, visit  www.ntca.org and read NTCA's weekly  Washington Report.