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CAGW Submits Comments on 911 Fee Diversions

CAGW filed comments on a proposal to increase transparency in 911 fee diversions by state and local governments.

California's Net Neutrality Law Hurts Veterans and All Consumers

California's Net Neutrality law became enforceable on March 25, 2021.  It's harmful effects are now coming to light.

March 30, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1617137385

Wireless Taxes are Costly for Consumers

Wireless tax increases can burden families and can lead to pay for projects unrelated to telecommunications. 

March 25, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1616707119

The Asymmetrical Consequences of Symmetrical Speeds

Broadband speed requirements should not be increased when many don't have internet access at the current threshold.

March 25, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1616680588

CAGW files Ex Parte letter with FCC

 On March 22, 2021, CAGW President Tom Schatz met with FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington regarding various topics.

CAGW Joins Coalition on Reforming Funding for E-Rate

Coalition provides comments to Federal Communications Commission on reforming the Universal Service Fund E-Rate program.

States Should Make Telemedicine Measures Permanent

State legislatures should work to make telemedicine permanent for patients even after the coronavirus pandemic. 

February 16, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1613507285

A Silver Anniversary Worth Noting

A path forward for telecommunications on the 25th Anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

February 8, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1612820819

CCAGW Urges the Washington Senate Ways & Means Committee to Oppose SB 5062

CCAGW urges the Washington Senate Ways & Means Committee to oppose SB 5062: Concerning the management, oversight, and use of data.

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