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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday January 14, 2024 ( 3 items )  

Consumer Reports Commends New Jersey Legislature for Approving a Comprehensive Privacy Bill
TRENTON, New Jersey, Jan. 10 -- Consumer Reports issued the following news release on Jan. 9, 2024: Yesterday, the New Jersey Legislature advanced a new comprehensive privacy bill. If the bill is signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey would become the 13th state, after California, Utah, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, Montana, Oregon, Texas, and Delaware to extend baseline privacy rights to consumers, including the right to access, delete, and stop certai  more

WTA Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Extend ACP Funding
HELENA, Montana, Jan. 12 -- WTA-Advocates for Rural Broadband issued the following news statement on Jan. 11, 2024: * * * WTA - Advocates for Rural Broadband is pleased to see the introduction of bipartisan legislation in both the Senate and the House of Representatives to fund the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) through the end of 2024. The following statement can be attributed to Derrick Owens, WTA's Senior Vice President of Government & Industry Affairs: "ACP is an important program   more

WTA Joins Industry in Submitting Letter for the Record on Rip and Replace in Cybersecurity Hearing
HELENA, Montana, Jan. 12 -- WTA-Advocates for Rural Broadband issued the following news on Jan. 11, 2024: Today, WTA joined other industry trade associations in submitting a Letter for the Record for the Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee (Subcommittee) hearing "Safeguarding Americans' Communications: Strengthening Cybersecurity in a Digital Era. In part, the letter stated: "A key element to securing America's networks and demonstrating America's cybersecurity lead  more