May 12, 2010-TechNet Hails U.S. Senate Climate Change Legislation
Washington, DC – TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today hailed the unveiling of the American Power Act by Senators John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) and Joseph Lieberman (I-Connecticut).
“TechNet applauds the continued leadership of Senators John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman in providing a path to solutions that will address climate challenges facing our nation,” said Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet. “These leaders and their allies infuse this important issue with the nonpartisan approach necessary for success. Technology will continue to play a key role in developing clean energy alternatives. We strongly agree with the bill sponsors that a combination of significant investments in research and responsible carbon pricing are essential to a successful climate effort. We look forward to working with Senators Kerry and Lieberman and other supporters to produce legislation that leverages the technology industry’s entrepreneurship and innovation to deliver solutions for our dual challenges of economic and national security.”
TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of CEOs that promotes the growth of technology industries and the economy by building long-term relationships between technology leaders and policymakers and by advocating a targeted policy agenda. TechNet’s members represent more than one million employees in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, e-commerce and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, DC, Palo Alto, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston and Austin,Texas. Web address: www.technet.org. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @technetupdate.