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November 10, 2015

TechNet Testifies in Support of Uber, Lyft Operating at San Jose International Airport

November 5, 2015

TechNet Welcomes Release of Trans-Pacific Partnership Text

November 4, 2015

TechNet Congratulates Congressman Kevin Brady on Becoming Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee

October 29, 2015

TechNet Congratulates Congressman Ryan on Becoming Speaker of the House

October 27, 2015

TechNet Statement on Senate Cybersecurity Bill

October 20, 2015

TechNet Urges Congress to Act on International Tax Reform

October 20, 2015

TechNet Applauds House for Passage of Judicial Redress Act of 2015

October 14, 2015

TechNet Joins with Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, Tech Leaders, and Advocates in Launching New Offensive in Fight Against Cyber Exploitation

October 5, 2015

TechNet Urges Obama Administration to Reinstate Original October 2015 Visa Bulletin

October 5, 2015

Statement of TechNet President & CEO Linda Moore On Completion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

October 2, 2015

TechNet Announces Three New Member Companies

September 25, 2015

Statement of TechNet President & CEO Linda Moore On the Resignation of Speaker of the House John Boehner

September 11, 2015

TechNet Applauds Governor Brown for Vetoing Drone Legislation That Would Have Created “Avalanche of Litigation.”

September 10, 2015

TechNet Names David Toomey as Director, Federal Policy and Government Relations

June 24, 2015

TechNet Statement on Senate Passage of TPA

June 23, 2015

TechNet Announces Membership Additions

June 18, 2015

TechNet Statement on House Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

June 11, 2015

Technology Leaders Urge House to Pass TPA

June 2, 2015

TechNet Statement on Surveillance Reform

May 22, 2015

TechNet Statement on Senate Passage of TPA

May 12, 2015

TechNet Statement on TPA Legislation

April 29, 2015

TechNet Statement on Senate Patent Reform Bill

April 16, 2015

TechNet Statement on Introduction of TPA Legislation

April 16, 2015

Ron Klain Joins TechNet Executive Council

April 7, 2015

TechNet Statement on High-Skilled Immigration Visa Cap

March 17, 2015

TechNet Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee’s High-Skilled Workers Hearing

March 9, 2015

TechNet Statement on Confirmation of Michelle Lee to Lead U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

March 9, 2015

TechNet Statement on Missouri Ridesharing Bill

March 6, 2015

TechNet Statement on Texas Ridesharing Bill

March 3, 2015

TechNet Announces Additions to Membership

February 27, 2015

TechNet Statement on White House Online Privacy Draft

February 24, 2015

TechNet Statement on H-4 Visa Rule Change

February 13, 2015

TechNet Statement on White House Executive Order on Cybersecurity Information Sharing

February 12, 2015

Direct Energy Joins TechNet Executive Council

February 12, 2015

TechNet, Coalition Urge Congress to Pass Updated TPA

February 5, 2015

TechNet Statement on Introduction of House Patent Reform Bill

January 27, 2015

TechNet Names Assemblymember Ian Calderon California’s ‘Legislator of the Year’

January 20, 2015

TechNet Statement on 2015 State of the Union Address

January 13, 2015

TechNet Statement on Senate High-skilled Immigration and STEM Bill

January 12, 2015

TechNet Names Matthew Mincieli, Executive Director, Massachusetts and Northeast Region

December 16, 2014

TechNet Statement on Tax Extenders

December 9, 2014

TechNet Statement on Los Angeles, San Francisco DA’s Uber Lawsuit

December 4, 2014

TechNet to FCC: Combined AT&T/DirecTV Will Increase Broadband Deployment

December 3, 2014

TechNet Statement on House Tax Extenders Vote

November 20, 2014

TechNet Statement on Immigration Executive Action

November 10, 2014

TechNet Names Megan Schrader, Executive Director, Washington and Northwest Region

November 6, 2014

CA Technologies, Qualcomm Join TechNet Executive Council

November 4, 2014

TechNet Statement on Ridesharing in Houston

October 17, 2014

TechNet Statement on Nomination of Michelle Lee to lead U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

October 16, 2014

TechNet Statement on Ridesharing in Austin

October 7, 2014

TechNet Names Caroline Joiner, Executive Director, Texas and Southeast Region

September 30, 2014

TechNet Applauds Gov. Brown for Signing Computer Science Bill, AB 1764

September 29, 2014

TechNet Names Sue Hothem as Vice President, Membership

September 10, 2014

TechNet, Coalition to Congress: Update ECPA

August 20, 2014

TechNet Applauds Passage of Calif. Computer Science Bill

August 5, 2014

Motor Vehicle Software Corporation Joins TechNet

June 30, 2014

TechNet Statement on Immigration Reform

June 25, 2014

TechNet Statement on Supreme Court Cellphone Warrant Ruling

June 19, 2014

TechNet Statement on Election of Rep. Kevin McCarthy as House Majority Leader

June 18, 2014

TechNet Statement on ECPA Reform Reaching Majority Support in House

May 21, 2014

TechNet Statement on Patent Reform Stalling in Senate Judiciary Committee 

May 21, 2014

TechNet, Coalition Urge Congress to Reauthorize Career and Technical Education Programs

May 20, 2014

TechNet Urging U.S. Senate to Extend Expired Tax Provisions

May 19, 2014

TechNet Names Mike Ward as Vice President, Federal Policy and Government Relations

May 14, 2014

Linda Moore Joins the Board of Women’s High-Tech Coalition

May 12, 2014

TechNet Names Terry Howerton, CEO of TechNexus, to Executive Council

May 6, 2014

TechNet Statement on Department of Homeland Security Proposal to Attract and Retain High-Skilled Immigrants

May 1, 2014

TechNet Statement on White House Big Data and Privacy Report

April 29, 2014

TechNet Statement on California Assembly Passage of Computer Science Bill

April 10, 2014

TechNet Statement on Committee Passage of Computer Science Bill

April 10, 2014

TechNet Statement on U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services H-1B Visa Cap

April 8, 2014

TechNet: Preserve Research and Development Inside U.S.

March 31, 2014

TechNet Names Brian Weiss Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications

March 11, 2014

TechNet Statement on House Judiciary Committee’s Review of Internet Sales Tax Solutions

February 4, 2014

TechNet Names Experienced Leader, Linda Moore, as President and CEO

January 30, 2014

TechNet Statement on House Republican Immigration Standards

January 28, 2014

TechNet Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

January 10, 2014

TechNet Welcomes Introduction of Trade Promotion Authority Legislation 

December 5, 2013

TechNet Statement Hailing House Approval of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act of 2013

December 4, 2013

TechNet Statement in Support of H.R. 3309, The Innovation Act

November 20, 2013

TechNet Statement on the House Judiciary Committee Approval of the Innovation Act of 2013

October 28, 2013

TechNet to Sponsor Event Supporting Immigration Reform

October 24, 2013

TechNet Statement on the Introduction of the Innovation Act of 2013

October 2, 2013

TechNet Statement on Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act 

September 19, 2013

TechNet Announces John Doherty as Vice President of State Policy & Politics and General Counsel

August 20, 2013

Tech Leaders Urge Reform of Private Data Collection

July 30, 2013

Over 400 Major U.S. Businesses and Advocacy Organizations Call for Immigration Reform in U.S. House

July 19, 2013

TechNet Applauds FCC Effort to Modernize E-Rate Program

July 17, 2013

TechNet Joins 50 Organizations in Urging Congressional Leaders to Address Patent Abuse

June 27, 2013

TechNet Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Approving The SKILLS Act

June 27, 2013

TechNet Praises U.S. Senate Passage of Historic Immigration Legislation

June 20, 2013

Technology Leaders Urge U.S. Senate to Approve Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation

May 21, 2013

TechNet Applauds High Skilled Compromise in Comprehensive Immigration Bill

April 29, 2013

TechNet Announces Organizational Changes

April 25, 2013

TechNet Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee’s Passage of the ECPA Amendment

April 18, 2013

TechNet Opposes S. 743, Marketplace Fairness Act

April 17, 2013

TechNet Statement On Gang of Eight Immigration Bill

April 10, 2013

TechNet Statement on 2014 Fiscal Budget

April 8, 2013

TechNet Statement on H-1B High Skilled Immigration Cap Being Reached

March 22, 2013

TechNet Statement on FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s Tenure

March 19, 2013

TechNet Opposes Proposed Internet Sales Tax Amendment in Senate Budget Process

March 14, 2013

TechNet Executives Meet with President Obama; Call on U.S. Policymakers to Spur Innovation Critical to Economic Growth

March 14, 2013

TechNet Appoints New Executive Council Members Marissa Mayer of Yahoo! and Safra Catz of Oracle

March 14, 2013

Over 100 Leading Tech Executives Urge President Obama and Congress to Enact High-Skilled Immigration Reform

March 13, 2013

TechNet Statement on the FCC Approval of the T-Mobile & MetroPCS Merger

March 11, 2013

New TechNet Survey: Americans Support High-Skilled Immigration Reform

February 14, 2013

TechNet Opposes The Marketplace Fairness Act

February 12, 2013

TechNet Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address

February 5, 2013

TechNet Commends Second Round of Presidential Innovation Fellows Program

January 29, 2013

TechNet Encouraged by Immigration Reform Conversations, Supports New High Skilled Immigration Bill

January 9, 2013

Diverse Business, Industry Leaders Unite to Advance Research & Development to Drive Economic Growth, Job Creation

December 13, 2012

TechNet Statement on International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Internet Resolution

December 12, 2012

TechNet California Honors Senator Alex Padilla with Annual Tech Champions Award 

December 6, 2012

TechNet Applauds U.S. Senate Approval of PNTR with Russia

December 5, 2012

Broadband Key Driver of State Economic, Social Growth

December 3, 2012

TechNet Opposes Proposed Internet Tax Regime

November 20, 2012

TechNet and Information Technology Industry Council End Merger Negotiations

November 16, 2012

TechNet Supports House Approval of Permanent Normalized Trade Relations (PNTR) for The Russian Federation

November 14, 2012

TechNet and Massachusetts Broadband Institute to Hold Broadband Summit on Building a Wired Economy

November 7, 2012

TechNet Praises AT&T Investment in Broadband Networks

October 31, 2012

TechNet Mourns the Loss of Gary Fazzino

September 19, 2012

TechNet Praises The Microsoft National Talent Strategy

September 19, 2012
TechNet Reiterates Call For Congress to Reform the U.S. Tax Code To Make American Companies More Competitive in The Global Market Place 

September 12, 2012
TechNet CEO and President Rey Ramsey Testifies on Impact of App Economy

August 22, 2012
TechNet Applauds Passage of SB 1161 in California to Maintain Innovation in Internet-Based Communications

July 27, 2012
TechNet Hosts FCC Commissioners in Silicon Valley

July 18, 2012
TechNet Applauds Obama Administration’s Newly Established National Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Master Teacher Corps; Urges Congress to Approve Budget

July 17, 2012
TechNet non-profit, ConvergeUS Awarded $100k From W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Create Nonprofit Innovation Fund

July 2, 2012
TechNet California Applauds Announcement of Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

June 27, 2012
Tech Industry Letter in Support of Repealing the Per-Country Limit

June 25, 2012
TechNet Supports Effort to Maintain Internet Governance

May 31, 2012
TechNet Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan ‘Startup Act 2.0′ Legislation

May 18, 2012
TechNet Applauds Senator Cornyn for Introduction of Measure to Reform U.S. High-Skilled Immigration System

May 17, 2012
TechNet Applauds Bipartisan Coons-Alexander High-Skilled Immigration Legislation

May 2, 2012
TechNet New England Supports Administration’s Green Button Initiative to Deliver Energy Savings for Americans

April 5, 2012
Obama Signs JOBS Act into Law – TechNet: New Law Will Spur More IPOs, Create More Jobs

March 27, 2012
TechNet Applauds Approval of JOBS Act: House Vote Final Hurdle to President Signing It Into Law

March 22, 2012
TechNet New England Applauds NSTAR’s “Green Button” Responding to White House Call to Action

March 21, 2012
TechNet Applauds Approval of JOBS Act 

March 20, 2012
New TechNet Study: On Two-Year Anniversary of National Broadband Plan, U.S. Adoption Rates Level Off

March 9, 2012
TechNet Applauds President Obama’s Appointment of Todd Park as U.S. Chief Technology Officer

February 28, 2012
TechNet Appoints Angela O’ Connor to Head New England Regional Office

February 22, 2012
TechNet Statement on the Obama Administration’s Corporate Tax Reform Proposals

February 7, 2012
New TechNet Sponsored Study: Nearly 500,000 “App Economy” Jobs in the United States

January 25, 2012
TechNet on President’s State of the Union Address

January 19, 2012
TechNet’s non-profit arm, ConvergeUS, Awarded Grant to Study Role of Common Core Standards in Strengthening Innovative Use of Technology and Improving K-12 Student Achievement

January 18, 2012
TechNet Statement on Congressional Anti-Piracy Legislation

November 29, 2011
TechNet Urges Approval for Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act in U.S. House

November 10, 2011
TechNet Rallies for Support of Net Neutrality

November 2, 2011
New TechNet Sponsored Study: Hagan-McCain Repatriation Bill Would Increase Federal Revenues by $5.5 Billion, Bring Hundreds of Billions Back 

October 27, 2011
Tech Industry Urges Congressional Supercommittee to Seize Opportunity to Spur Innovation as Key Tool for U.S. Economic Growth and Deficit Reduction

October 18, 2011
TechNet Opposes Proposed Internet Tax Regime

October 13, 2011
TechNet Applauds Congressional Approval of Free Trade Agreements

October 11, 2011
Technology Leaders Support the Repatriation of Overseas Profits

October 4, 2011
ConvergeUS Holds First Ever Summit

September 20, 2011
TechNet Appoints Gideon Lett as V.P. for Political and Government Affairs

September 16, 2011
TechNet Hails Signing of Patent Reform Legislation

September 12, 2011
TechNet Applauds Senate Action on Patent Reform

August 2, 2011
TechNet and President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Host Listening and Action Session

July 29, 2011
TechNet Opposes Measure to Impose New Taxes on America’s Small Businesses

July 29, 2011
TechNet Applauds Improved California PUC Rules On Smart Grif Data Access and Privacy

July 21, 2011
TechNet Unveils New Mobile App to Enhance Innovation and Tech Policy Advocacy

July 13, 2011
TechNet Joins Business Leaders In Call for Raising U.S. Debt Ceiling and Committing to Long-Term Debt Reduction

June 14, 2011
TechNet Statement on President’s Proposal to Train 10,000 U.S. Engineering Students Annually

June 8, 2011
TechNet Files Supportive Comments with FCC On Proposed Merger of AT&T and T-Mobile

May 31, 2011
TechNet Statement on the Nomination of John Bryson as New U.S. Commerce Secretary

May 26, 2011
TechNet Calls for Approval of Korea Free Trade Agreement

May 13, 2011
TechNet and Illinois Technology Association Form New Partnership

May 13, 2011
TechNet Supports U.S. House Introduction of Freedom to Invest Act

March 24, 2011
TechNet Strengthens its California Operations Hiring Eve Grossman-Bukowski

March 9, 2011
America’s Technology Leaders Assert Innovation Key to Nation’s Recovery and Global Competitiveness

February 23, 2011
TechNet and Leading Innovators Launch New Nonprofit to Better Leverage Technology to Address America’s Critical Challenges

February 16, 2011
TechNet Supports House Resolution Opposing Any New Internet Sales Tax Legislation

February 16, 2011
TechNet Statement on Protecting Copyrighted Material

February 11, 2011
TechNet Welcomes President Obama’s Wireless Initiative

January 25, 2011
TechNet Applauds President Obama’s Call for Greater Support for Innovation to Fuel America’s Economic Growth

December 21, 2010
TechNet Statement on the FCC Vote on Rules Governing an Open Internet

December 21, 2010
TechNet Welcomes Hara as New Member

December 20, 2010
TechNet Calls on U.S. Senate to Approve COMPETES Act

December 16, 2010
TechNet Leaders Participate in White House  Meeting of 20 Top U.S. Business Leaders

December 9, 2010
Statement by NVCA President Mark Heesen and TechNet President Rey Ramsey Regarding Support for Extending Clean Energy Tax Incentives

December 9, 2010
TechNet Welcomes User Review Site Yelp as New Member

December 1, 2010
TechNet Leadership Comments on FCC’s Draft Open Internet Framework

November 19, 2010
TechNet Congratulates Netflix CEO

November 3, 2010
2010 Election Statement

October 14,2010
TechNet Calls for Doubling of U.S. Engineering Students to Improve Nation’s Competitiveness & Economic Growth

October 12, 2010
FCC’s John Horrigan Joins TechNet as Vice President for Policy Research

October 5, 2010
TechNet Applauds Construction of Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center

September 10, 2010
TechNet Applauds California Public Utility Commission Report Smart Grid Leadership Must Continue Immediately

September 8, 2010
TechNet Applauds President’s Call for Permanent R&D Credit

September 1, 2010
TechNet Statement on FCC Extension of Open Internet Proceeding

August 9, 2010
TechNet CEO Rey Ramsey Appears on CNBC To Discuss Tech Economy and Job Creation

July 29, 2010
TechNet Supports Representative Hodes’ Bipartisan Efforts to Protect Small Businesses from SSTP Tax Burdens

July 23, 2010
TechNet Opposes H.R. 5660, the “Streamlined Sales Tax Bill”

June 30, 2010
TechNet Urges Continued Push for Needed Clean Energy Legislation

June 28, 2010
TechNet Applauds Administration Plans to Increase Amount of Broadband Available

June 24, 2010
TechNet Appoints Michelle Consalvo as New England Executive Director

June 22, 2010
TechNet Expands Team Nationally

June 9, 2010
TechNet and Churchill Club Host FCC Commissioner Michael Copps in Silicon Valley

May 12, 2010
TechNet Hails U.S. Senate Climate Change Legislation

April 22, 2010
Earth Day Statement of Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet

April 21, 2010
Over 100 Top U.S. Tech and Venture Capital Leaders Urge Congress to Continue Support for Department of Energy’s Research and Innovation Agency

April 15, 2010
U.S. Voters Show Strong Support for High Skilled Immigration

March 23, 2010
Leading Tech CEOs Bring Clear Message to Washington: Innovation Critical to Creating Jobs, Growing U.S. Economy

March 16, 2010
TechNet Statement on National Broadband Plan

March 15, 2010
Leading U.S. Tech Executives Call Broadband Critical to Nation’s Long-Term Economic Health

March 9, 2010
TechNet Calls on Congress to Approve of the R&D Credit

March 9, 2010
TechNet Statement Regarding Implementation of AB 32, California’s Historic Climate Change Legislation

January 8, 2010
TechNet Hails Administration Announcement of $2.3 Billion in Recovery Act Funds to Spur Clean Tech Manufacturing Jobs

January 7, 2010
TechNet Applauds Expansion of National Public-Private Initiative to Spur Excellence in Science and Math (STEM) Education

January 4, 2010
New Poll Finds Wide Majority of Americans Support New Technologies for Smart Grid and Improved Home Energy Management