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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Legislative – 6-22-18

It’s the third week of June and all is eerily quiet on the state budget front. Driving the lack of headlines is a budget devoid of any major tax increases or anything else of controversy, and good revenue news from Pennsylvania’s Independent Fiscal Office. On Monday, the IFO released its official revenue estimate of $33.9 […]


Industry News

President Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks to fill the seat recently vacated by Mignon Clyburn (See related story in Quotable Section). Starks is assistant chief in the Commission’s Enforcement Bureau and has been working at the FCC since 2015. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) offered this week that he plans to schedule a […]


Industry News – 6-1-18

One new(ish) broadband office and one proposed in the news this week. In Maryland, Governor Larry Hogan appointed Kenrick Gordon (formerly of the USDA’s Rural Utilities Service and frequent attendee and occasional speaker at numerous PTA events), to head up the state’s Office of Rural Broadband, which was created last year. One of the office’s […]