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LATEST NEWS

NTCA Congratulates Sonny Perdue on Selection for Agriculture Secretary

For Immediate Release
Contact:  Laura Withers, 703-351-2087, lwithers@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (January 19, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today congratulated former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue on his selection by president-elect Donald Trump to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

“We congratulate Gov. Perdue on his selection for agriculture secretary, rounding out President-elect Trump’s cabinet,” said NTCA Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield.

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NTCA Congratulates House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Mike Doyle


For Immediate Release
Contact:  Laura Withers, 703-351-2087, lwithers@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (January 12, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today issued the following statement from NTCA Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield regarding the selection of Rep. Mike Doyle (D–Pa.) as ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology:

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NTCA Thanks Sponsors of House and Senate Bills to End Rural Call Failures


For Immediate Release
Contact:  Laura Withers, 703-351-2087, lwithers@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (January 11, 2017)— NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today thanked members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for sponsoring legislation in the 115th Congress seeking to address the ongoing rural call completion epidemic threatening the well-being of countless rural Americans.

The Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act was introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Rep. David Young (R-Iowa). The bills have drawn bipartisan support from Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.).

NTCA Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield issued the following statement in response to today’s action.

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