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

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June 19, 2014

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

Washington—TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of innovation economy CEOs and senior executives, today issued the following statement after Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) was elected as the new House Majority Leader:

Linda Moore, president and CEO of TechNet, said: “Few members of Congress have as deep an understanding and appreciation for the economic impact and social change created by technology as Leader McCarthy.  With his California roots and longstanding relationships inside the technology community, he knows what public policies make the innovation economy thrive.  TechNet and our member companies congratulate Leader McCarthy on his election and look forward to working together on issues important to our country.”

About TechNet

TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of CEOs and senior executives 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 nearly two million employees in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, green tech, e-commerce and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, D.C., Silicon Valley, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston and Austin.

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