TechNet Calls on U.S. Senate to Approve COMPETES Act
Washington, DC – TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, applauded the United States Senate for approving the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (H.R. 5116.)
“Competitiveness is the key to our nation’s economic growth,” said Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet. “The America Competes Act is a thoughtful set of policy solutions that help drive innovation in the U.S. economy. COMPETES makes smart investments in research, science and education proven tools that power job creation and make our economy more dynamic in the long-run. We thank the Senate for its bipartisan support of the COMPETES bill. We now urge the House to move quickly on this important measure.”
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. Web address: www.technet.org. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @technetupdate.
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