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PRESS INVITATION: Member of Congress, USDA Officials to Speak at NTCA Telecom Executive Policy Summit
For Immediate Release
Contact: Kelly Wismer, 703-351-2015, firstname.lastname@example.org
Arlington, Va., (October 24, 2017)—Members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association will gather in Washington, D.C., this week to participate in the association’s Telecom Executive Policy Summit, during which several industry leaders will address conference participants.
Congressman David Young (R–Iowa) will serve as the event’s keynote speaker, and officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will also be featured to share ideas and provide an outlook on their agency’s priorities in the coming year.
Member Alert: Contact Your Senators Today Regarding High-Cost USF Letter
Arlington, Va. (October 19, 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 is close of business Tuesday, October 24, so please contact them ASAP!
NTCA Statement on House Subcommittee FCC Reauthorization, Call Completion
Arlington, Va. (October 11, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association issued the following statement from Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield in response to the action taken by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology today to reauthorize the FCC, which included language to address the ongoing rural call completion epidemic: