Sunday Jul 20
Tom Kacich: Meager amounts from local donors to Davis, Callis
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' fundraising haul from Champaign County in the last quarter - $4,800 - was pretty meager.
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
House patent reformers push Senate leadership for action
Tech leaders in the House are pushing Senate leadership to take up a House-passed bill to curb abusive patent infringement lawsuits.
CEA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act
"Unlicensed spectrum is the fuel that powers innovation. The fact that these members of Congress reached across party lines and committee assignments is a clear recognition of our nation's growing demand for unlicensed spectrum and the vital role it plays in our economy.
Michael Killen's paintings on display at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park ...
Menlo Park artist Michael Killen characterizes his work as chronicling the "developments and thoughts of our time that include climate change, human rights, impact of climate change on California's water, resilience of America, and sustainability."
Intelligent Transportation Society of...
ITS America Statement on Latta-Issa-Eshoo-Matsui 5.9 GHz Spectrum Bill
Scott F. Belcher, President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America , today released the following statement in response to the Wi-Fi Innovation Act introduced by U.S. Representatives Bob Latta , Darrell Issa , Anna Eshoo and Doris Matsui that would put pressure on the Federal Communications Commission to allow unlicensed ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Stanford University: Valleywag Just Can't Take It Anymore
Just in time for tomorrow's 6th annual happy hour cruise for Stanford University grads in D.C., the antagonistic Silicon Valley blog Valleywag has posted a profane screed against the tech-company feeder school .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
House Passes Ban on Internet Access Taxes
The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act , by a voice vote.
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House Democrats seek watchdog probe of Motorola's radio contracts
"If the allegations in the McClatchy articles are true, millions of federal tax dollars may have been wasted, and millions more are at risk," Reps.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Lawmakers want more e-signatures
Sens. Ron Wyden , John McCain and Rep. Anna Eshoo wrote to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Monday asking for an update on what the government is doing to get rid of wasteful and redundant paper signatures.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Dems rally behind FCC's Wi-Fi plan despite concerns
Despite early concerns Democrats on Capitol Hill have rallied behind a new plan to spend billions on Wi-Fi in schools and libraries.
Praise and Criticism After FCC E-Rate Vote
Reactions to the Federal Communications Commission's Friday decision to approve a modified overhaul of a program that discounts telecommunications and Internet bills for schools and libraries ranged from praise to criticism of the process to calls for more money in the future.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mountain View Voice
Local vets laud, decry Palo Alto VA system
Congresswoman Jackie Speier, far left; Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, center; and Palo Alto VA Director Lisa Freeman, far right, listen to local veterans at a town hall meeting at the Palo Alto VA hospital on July 7. Photo by Elena Kadvany.
Democrats chide Google, Facebook for 'troubling' lack of diversity
Major tech companies like Facebook, Yahoo and Google aren't doing enough to add more women and minority workers to their rolls, three Northern California Democrats charged on Tuesday.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Congresswomen Eshoo and Speir host town hall meeting on access to health care for veterans
Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a town hall meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on Monday, July 7th to provide veterans with the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the VA's health care appointment process.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Town Hall Planned to Discuss Local Access to VA Healthcare
The following is a news release from the offfice of Congresswoman Jackie Speier: Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a Town Hall Meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on Monday, July 7th to provide veterans with the opportunity to ask questions and get answers about the VA's health care appointment process.
Noted American Wine Regions Join Forces to Protest ICANN's Release of .wine and .vin Domain Names
ST. HELENA, Calif. -- -- Seven noted American wine regions have banded together in opposition to the rights-to-the-highest-bidder release of generic top level domain names such as .wine and .vin by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers .
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Jen Arnold of 'The Little Couple' promotes ACE Kids Act on CNN
On June 28, 2014, Dr. Jen Arnold , who stars with her husband, businessman Bill Klein, on TLC's reality TV series The Little Couple ,' joined CNN 's Sanjay Gupta via satellite to express her support for the ACE Kids Act in Washington, D.C. The Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 , which is being sponsored by Representatives Joe Barton ... (more)
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Dems back FCC chief in local Internet push
A group of Democratic lawmakers is backing Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler as he pushes for local Internet networks, despite state laws that may stand in the way.
Reps. Joe Barton and Kathy Castor announce introduction of bipartisan ...
Representatives Joe Barton and Kathy Castor announced they and distinguished colleagues have introduced the Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2014 .
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Overnight Tech: Google starts forgetting
THE LEDE: Google on Thursday begin rolling out new filters on searches in Europe, after a top court last month ordered the company to delete some links.