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Jan 23 2017

Why Political Engagement Matters

I think I literally smiled out loud at this photo that Kevin McGuire, former Hancock Rural Telecom (now NineStar) employee, former NTCA employee and current ETC1 key employee had sent along with himself and Darrell Thomas, on the now-NineStar board and former TECO board member from Indiana at a then-TECO (now NTCA Rural Broadband PAC) …

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Jan 18 2017

Cassie Hard at Work

Cassie has the laptop out and is hard at work these days. She’s got to earn her dog bones, just like the rest of us! I figured that she’s working on any one of the following items: 1) Checking the transition team sites to see if President-elect Trump has made his last Cabinet selection with …

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Dec 22 2016

Little Things Are the Big Things

Earlier this week, FCC Commissioners Pai and O’Rielly took the time and made the effort to send a letter to myself and four other trade association heads in response to our correspondence to the FCC last week on the small business exemption from the Title II net neutrality order’s “enhanced transparency” requirements, as we had …

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Dec 15 2016

Telehealth Focus Yields Great Discussion

Senator Capito from West Virginia may have “been in the dark” in our ballroom today over at the Westin as we—and the Foundation for Rural Service as well as our Smart Rural Community program—hosted a session on telehealth, “Rural Health at a Digital Crossroads: Improving Care With Telehealth” at the conclusion of our TEPS conference. …

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