A group of 26 U.S. Senators, including both from Montana, have signed on to a letter to the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission asking… Read More »Senators ask FCC to reform rural broadband investment rules
The push is on in Washington to enact an Internet sales tax. Yesterday, the Senate voted 69-27 in favor of the [Marketplace Fairness Act]. The… Read More »Senate approves online sales tax bill, Montana reps unanimous against it
It would appear that the mudslingers and satirists in the race for Montana’s sole senate seat are already hard at work creating parody Twitter accounts.
Montana Sen. Jon Tester has sent a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, asking that plans for encouraging broadband growth in America do not harm… Read More »Tester appeals to FCC chairman on behalf of rural broadband
Sen. Jon Tester’s government transparency bill, the Public Online Information Act of 2010, is drawing some criticism from lobbyists for government contractors and from some transparency advocates, writes Aliya Sternstein at NextGov.
Sen. Jon Tester’s Public Online Information Act of 2010 has the potential to make a heck of a lot of government records available for free online, but in spots the text of the bill could be interpreted in a few ways.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., has introduced a bill before the U.S. Senate that would require government agencies to publish all their public records online, the… Read More »Tester introduces bill to put more public records online