Archive | February, 2014

for the week ending February 21, 2014

Sold-Out Show-Me Coming Next Month: If a cold and icy February has given you “cabin fever,” we’ve got the cure — the 2014 MTIA Show-Me Expo, set for March 18 to 20 at the Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center in Columbia. Our venue, a unique cabin-themed conference center just five minutes south of the […]

for the week ending February 14, 2014

911 Tax Plan Advanced from Committee: By a 14-2 vote, the House Local Government Committee approved a measure Thursday that would allow local governments to tax any device capable of contacting 911 to fund the operations of public safety answering points. The tax could not exceed $1.50 per month and must be authorized by a […]

for the week ending February 7, 2014

“The Package” Clears the Senate: The slate of bills introduced by Senator Brad Lager to reclaim last year’s telecom victories in the legislature received quick and decisive treatment this week on the Senate floor, with all five bills being approved Thursday and sent to the House for consideration. The measures, designed to reinstate legislative changes […]

for the week ending January 31, 2014

Industry Bills Move in House, Senate: The slate of bills introduced by Senator Brad Lager to reclaim last year’s telecom victories in the legislature received a quick hearing and rapid approval this week in the Senate Commerce Committee. The measures, designed to reinstate legislative changes nullified by a mid- summer court challenge, have been added […]