Statement of TechNet on Hatch Innovation Agenda

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February 16, 2017

Statement of TechNet on Hatch Innovation Agenda

Washington, D.C. — TechNet, the national, bipartisan network of innovation economy CEOs and senior executives, today issued the following statement on Senator Orrin Hatch’s Innovation Agenda for the 115th Congress. The following statement can be attributed to Linda Moore, president and CEO of TechNet.

“Senator Orrin Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, today unveiled his Innovation Agenda for the 115th Congress. This initiative will bring focus to many of the issues that matter most to the technology industry, such as high-skilled immigration, STEM education and workforce training, tax reform, Electronic Communications Privacy Act reform, cross-border data flows, autonomous vehicles, and unmanned aerial systems. 

TechNet welcomes this initiative, and others like it, and we look forward to learning more details as they are released. Technology has the power to create jobs and drive growth across the nation. Many thanks go to Senator Hatch for focusing on the issues that innovators believe must be addressed.”

 

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TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of technology CEOs and senior executives that promotes the growth of the innovation economy by advocating a targeted policy agenda at the federal and 50-state level. TechNet’s diverse membership includes dynamic startups to the most iconic companies on the planet and represents more than two million employees in the fields of information technology, e-commerce, advanced energy, biotechnology, venture capital, and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, D.C., Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Sacramento, Austin, Boston, Seattle, Albany, and Tallahassee.

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