All matters pertaining to telecommunications and technology policy, including, but not limited to, the county role as a telecommunications regulator, service provider, and consumer, cable services technology and implementation, information technology development and implementation, information technology innovation, e-governance, and geo-spatial data collection and utilization.
Telecommunications & Technology Steering Committee
Policy BriefACTION NEEDED:
Policy BriefUrge your members of Congress to support the bipartisan State Cyber Resiliency Act of 2017 (H.R. 1344/S. 516).
Policy BriefCounties should continue to engage with their state’s designated Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for FirstNet to provide information on how emergency communications in your county can be improved as FirstNet continues to advance their efforts to build their nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN).
May. 15, 2019
Join the National League of Cities, the National Association of Counties and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association for a breakfast conversation about the state of the urban-rural divide and efforts by community leaders to bridge the broadband gap.
Feb. 25, 2019
This week's video includes the Federal Aviation Administration's new rule on drones, the White House's recently-released roadmap to increase rural broadband access and more.
Feb. 11, 2019
This week we recap includes the State of the Union address, 5G legislation and efforts by the Department of Health and Human Services's to combat the HIV epidemic. Watch the video and check out the resources below for more information.
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Telecommunications and Technology Steering Committee
County Judge Cooke County, Texas
Commissioner Kent County, Delaware
Commissioner Cascade County, Montana
Chief, Emergency Communications York County, Virginia
Commissioner Josephine County, Oregon
Supervisor Henrico County, Virginia
Commissioner Lamar County, Georgia
Supervisor Siskiyou County, California
Upcoming Committee Events
12Jul2019Conference AgendaJul. 12, 2019 , 9:00 am – 11:00 am
NACo has partnered with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) to develop a mobile app designed to identify areas with low or no connectivity to help ensure adequate funding for broadband infrastructure is provided across the country.Learn More