Tag Archive: Legislative Technology Forum

May 25

Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) Applauds the 74 Members of Congress’ Letter to the FCC

New York, N.Y. – Today Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association (LISTA) President and CEO, Jose Marquez-Leon released the following statement in response to the May 24, 2010 letter to the Federal Communications Commission on the importance of broadband adoption and deployment over regulation. LISTA is pleased to see 74 members of Congress join …

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May 12

P.R. Medical Industry Faces Challenges to EHR Compliance


   Local hospitals shut out of federal funding for program; costs pose problem across the board, but benefits outweigh obstaclesPuerto Rico’s private hospitals are pushing for a share of federal funding they say is vital to meet a 2015 deadline for all medical institutions and practitioners around the nation to implement electronic health records (EHRs) …

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Apr 14

MicroTech CEO Tony Jimenez (r) receives Hermes Award at April 9, 2010 event in Arlington, Va.

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MicroTech President & CEO Tony Jimenez was recognized April 9th by the Hispanic Committee of Virginia at their 43rd Anniversary Celebration of Culture and Achievement, as the winner of the Hermes award. The award is presented annually to an accomplished business and community leader in Northern Virginia. The event was held at the National Rural Electric Cooperative …

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Mar 15

Inside Net Neutrality with FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell.


Inside net neutrality with FCC Commissioner Robert M. McDowell by Hugh Carter Donahue 12.03.2010 kl 22:52 | IDG News ServiceA A A Billions of dollars are at stake in the FCC’s net neutrality rule making, which could mandate rules for broadband Internet access over wireless and wireline networks. Billions of dollars are at stake in the …

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Mar 12

Statement From President Obama on Meetings on Immigration Reform


Statement by the President on Today’s Meetings on Immigration Reform I have met with Senators Schumer and Graham and was pleased to learn of their progress in forging a proposal to fix our broken immigration system.  I look forward to reviewing their promising framework, and every American should applaud their efforts to reach across party …

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Mar 06

Latinas Leading By Example: Veronica Gonzalez


Veronica Gonzalez Pharmacology and toxicology researcher, Ph.D. student at the University of Arizona The world of science and technology is one full of amazing discoveries and fascinating new technologies. It is an ever-changing world in which the players are constantly challenging the limits of knowledge and redefining our future. As new problems arise in our …

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Feb 18

LISTA Joins 23 Natational Organizations to Address Minority Inclusion in Media by FCC to Chairman Genachowski


Dear Chairman Genachowski:

As you know, in Section 257 of the Communications Act, Congress requires the Commission to submit triennial reports “identifying and eliminating Émarket entry barriers for entrepreneurs and other small businesses….” The Commission submitted the required reports for 1997, 2000, 2003, and (several months late) 2006, but the Commission has not yet submitted its 2009 Report.