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Legislative Update July 2020

By Premier Legislative Consulting You can tell a legislative session is in the foreseeable future when talk of budget instructions to state agencies makes the rounds amongst capitol watchers. That...

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Legislative Update May 2020

A Brave New World: COVID-19, Social Media, and the Texas Legislature Over the years, TTA has faced many legislative challenges and grown stronger. But COVID-19 is testing our country and...

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appoints 15 to Governor’s Broadband Development Council

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed 15 to the newly created Governor’s Broadband Development Council, including former Texas Telephone Association board member Kirk Petty of Santa Rosa Telephone Cooperative, Inc....

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Texas Legislature Approves Emergency Contact Information Program to Aid First Responders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Stefanie Scott 512-784-8833 Texas Legislature Approves Emergency Contact Information Program to Aid First Responders AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Senate and House of Representatives have...

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Texas telecommunications companies committed to rural broadband

By Lyn Kamerman Executive Director of the Texas Telephone Association From the Gulf Coast to the wide-open spaces of West Texas, connecting communities with voice and high-speed data connectivity is vital...

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