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Oct 08 2014

#ruraliscool!

GW Board Cool!

What did I love most about our Rural is Cool reception at the Fall Conference?  Maybe it was hanging out with the crew from Golden West as we celebrated all of the cool things about South Dakota. Maybe it was recreating the Blues Brothers with our crack policy team! (I can’t decide if Romano and …

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Oct 08 2014

Off to the FCC

Mike Romano and I had the opportunity to meet with some folks at the FCC today to continue our efforts to motivate the Commission to move forward on the creation of a Connect America Fund for rural carriers. The need for standalone broadband support for rural carriers is even more critical today than it was earlier …

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Oct 08 2014

‘Shirley: I Need Your Help’

On a  “good” day, we all receive hundreds of emails in our inbox. Technology has certainly made us more efficient, but I think it has also exploded the workload! I’m even more conscious of that while I am on the road, because I now find myself writing “old school” notes to remember to go back to …

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Oct 06 2014

Time With Chairman Wheeler in Dallas

Chip Pickering, the new CEO of COMPTEL, invited me to join him and his board members for dinner in Dallas last night. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who will deliver a keynote speech this morning, also attended the dinner. I will admit that I deliberated a bit before deciding to fly to Dallas for a dinner, but the …

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