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Sep 24 2016

All Roads Lead to Indy

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I’m gathering my thoughts at DCA as I prepare to board a flight to Indianapolis for NTCA’s Fall Conference. I might have been unnecessarily entertained in exchanging emails with Mike Romano as we sat in different parts of the waiting area (it’s better than when we’ve emailed one another in ongoing work exchanges while on the …

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Sep 22 2016

Exploring Rural Broadband Financing and Investment

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A huge shoutout to the Senate Broadband Caucus, which has grown from six members of the United States Senate to its current roster of 12-and-growing, for its initiative to pull together today a session, “Investing in Rural Broadband—A Look at Public and Private Sector Financing Opportunities.” I really enjoyed the opportunity to moderate a panel …

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Sep 21 2016

USDA Undersecretary Embraces NTCA’s Forward Looking Agenda

Today I met with one of my very favorite people in the current Administration, USDA Rural Development Undersecretary Lisa Mensah. It is impossible for me to meet with her and not walk out of a meeting feeling ready to redevelop and re-energize rural America. She’s only been in her role for a few years, and …

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Sep 20 2016

Senate Broadband Caucus Event

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NTCA is really excited that in the last few days of the Senate being in session, the Senate Broadband Caucus will still be at work. It’s hosting a session this Thursday morning on the financing challenges for rural broadband. What a timely and critical topic for consideration given all of the open questions on USF …

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