Tech Councils Convene in Washington

by Matt Gardner, CEO, California Technology Council

The week of February 9th brought technology councils from around the country together in Washington. This marked the second such fly-in for the California Technology Council.

Organized by the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) and TechAmerica, the occasion served to bring about 25 councils and 140 participants to Capitol Hill for two days.

 

  House Judiciary Chair Bob Goodlatte spoke with tech council leaders from around the country.

House Judiciary Chair Bob Goodlatte spoke with tech council leaders from around the country.

Top issues discussed with public officials included net neutrality, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (S 431, Thune), the Innovation Act (HR 9, Goodlatte), and the Startup Jobs and Innovation Act (S 341, Toomey).

 

  Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren addressed tech council leaders at annual fly-in. 

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren addressed tech council leaders at annual fly-in. 

Delegates heard directly from Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Congressman Bob Goodlatte, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, and FTC Commissioner Julie Brill.

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