Archive | September, 2013

for the week ending Sept. 20, 2013

MATSS Room Block Closing: Just a few rooms remain at the Sheraton Crown Center for the upcoming MATSS trade show and conference October 14 to 16 in Kansas City. To make a reservation before Saturday’s cut-off date, call the hotel directly at 816-841-1000. If you are told the block is full, reserve a room outside […]

for the week ending Sept. 13, 2013

Annual Veto Session Features Debate & Stalemate: Missouri lawmakers returned to the Capitol Wednesday for their annual veto session to consider a list of 29 bills spiked by Governor Jay Nixon. Despite millions of dollars in advertising spent by interest groups to convince lawmakers to override Nixon’s veto of a highly-debated income tax cut, the […]

for the week ending Sept. 6, 2013

Trade Show Returns to KC: The 2013 edition of the Mid-America Telecom Showcase & Seminar returns to the Kansas City Sheraton Crown Center October 14 to 16. The five-state regional event, sponsored by MTIA and five other state telco groups, will open with an update on industry issues in Congress and at the FCC presented […]

for the week ending August 30, 2013

Court Halts Telecom Law: An Order of Preliminary Injunction was issued Tuesday morning by Judge Pat Joyce of the Cole County Circuit Court, preventing both HB 331 and HB 345 from becoming law. The bills would have become effective Wednesday, along with all other legislation passed in the 2013 session and signed by the Governor. […]