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for the week ending February 15, 2013

Data Center Incentives Move in Senate: The Senate Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government Committee Wednesday approved a committee bill that includes key tax incentives for the establishment of data storage centers. The bill, SCS SB 120, includes a number of major economic development issues including an aggressive plan to fund export incentives and reform […]

for the week ending February 1, 2013

MTIA Briefs House Committee: MTIA briefed members of the House Utilities Committee Wednesday at an informational hearing at the State Capitol. The presentation highlighted key points about the telecommunications industry including its structure, terminology, broadband deployment, finances, revenues and past legislative and regulatory milestones. The hearing also featured comments from PSC Chairman Kevin Gunn and […]

for the week ending January 18, 2013

Strong Response for MTIA Dinner: Nearly 100 state lawmakers have already made plans to join Missouri telecommunications leaders at the February 11 MTIA reception and dinner in Jefferson City. Lt. Governor Peter Kinder and Attorney General Chris Koster will also be among the industry’s guests that evening. More than 30 MTIA members are planning to […]

for the week ending January 11, 2013

Lawmakers Open 2013 Session: The First Regular Session of the 97th Missouri General Assembly convened at the State Capitol at noon Wednesday, kicking off a year in which policy rather than politics is likely to take center stage. After a combative election season that served to increase Republican control of the legislature, lawmakers are poised […]

Regulatory Review: Spring 2012

Summary of Current PSC Cases and Rulemakings Compiled by the law firm of Brydon, Swearengen & England, P.C., Jefferson City, Missouri. For further information, contact Trip England or Brian T. McCartney at 573-635-7166. 1. File No. TT-2012-0317 In the Matter of the Tariffs to Reduce Access Rates of Local Telecommunications Companies Pursuant to the Federal […]