Senate Control and High Tech

Washington, DC- Ed Black, President and CEO of the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA), released the following statement in reaction to Senator Jeffords’ decision to become an independent and join with Democrats in organizing the Senate: “Congress has traditionally considered high-technology issues on a bipartisan basis. While Senator Jeffords’ move is significant in many…

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CCIA Denounces USPS Competition Against Private Sector

Washington, DC- Computer & Communications Industry Association President and CEO Ed Black today released the following statement regarding the House Government Reform Committee’s hearing on “The U.S. Postal Service’s Uncertain Financial Outlook”: “We are pleased that Chairman Burton and the Committee are continuing their examination of the financial status of the Postal Service, and are…

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CCIA Supports Senator Cantwell’s Digital School Districts Amendment

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association today announced its support for Senator Maria Cantwell’s S. 1 amendment, the “National Digital School Districts” amendment. The amendment authorizes $175 million (spread over three years) to create model schools, in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, to develop programs and curricula for…

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CCIA Supports Senator Cantwell's Digital School Districts Amendment

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association today announced its support for Senator Maria Cantwell’s S. 1 amendment, the “National Digital School Districts” amendment. The amendment authorizes $175 million (spread over three years) to create model schools, in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, to develop programs and curricula for…

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CCIA Praises Chairman Powell’s Recommendations to Increase Penalties on Violations by Incumbent Telephone Companies

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) supports FCC Chairman Michael Powell’s recommendations to Congress that call for strengthening penalties for any local telephone company that prevents new entrants from gaining fair access to the wires connecting homes and businesses. CCIA urges Congress to quickly enact the proposals as endorsed by Chairman Powell.…

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CCIA Praises Chairman Powell's Recommendations to Increase Penalties on Violations by Incumbent Telephone Companies

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) supports FCC Chairman Michael Powell’s recommendations to Congress that call for strengthening penalties for any local telephone company that prevents new entrants from gaining fair access to the wires connecting homes and businesses. CCIA urges Congress to quickly enact the proposals as endorsed by Chairman Powell.…

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CCIA Praises Chairman Powell’s Recommendations to Increase Penalties on Violations by Incumbent Telephone Companies

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) supports FCC Chairman Michael Powell’s recommendations to Congress that call for strengthening penalties for any local telephone company that prevents new entrants from gaining fair access to the wires connecting homes and businesses. CCIA urges Congress to quickly enact the proposals as endorsed by Chairman Powell.…

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CCIA Praises Chairman Powell's Recommendations to Increase Penalties on Violations by Incumbent Telephone Companies

Washington, DC- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) supports FCC Chairman Michael Powell’s recommendations to Congress that call for strengthening penalties for any local telephone company that prevents new entrants from gaining fair access to the wires connecting homes and businesses. CCIA urges Congress to quickly enact the proposals as endorsed by Chairman Powell.…

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CCIA Calls for Growth in Web-based Education Through Model Digital Schools

Washington, DC- In a White Paper released today, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) called upon Congress to help implement the vision of the bipartisan Congressional Web-based Commission on Education. The CCIA paper:¬†The Federal Role in Education: Promoting Internet Technology to Advance Learning Opportunities¬†details both the educational benefits and the cost savings that can…

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