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You’re invited: Mobile Tech Roundtable with U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Rep. Walden continues advocacy for rural broadband access

Representative Greg Walden is at it again—and I mean that in the best way possible. Over the past few years, as issues of so-called “net neutrality” have come to the forefront of our discussion on technology and public policy, Rep. Walden has been a consistent advocate for light-touch regulation. The absence of regulatory burdens restricting innovation is, after all, the primary reason that our Internet-based economy has been able to grow so quickly.

Beating back the invasive vines of over-regulation …

PacTech Picks: Top 5 Can’t-Miss Innovation Events in Washington and Oregon

The Pacific Northwest isn’t lacking for ways to engage with the tech community and attending events can be the fastest and easiest way to network with entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts in the area. This is just a small sampling of the many opportunities to get involved. Here are PacTech’s top five picks for tech events in Washington and Oregon.

Tech Alliance State of Technology Luncheon (Annually in Seattle)

The State of Technology Luncheon brings together nearly 1,000 leaders from business, …

Representative Suzan DelBene stands up for our innovation economy, supports STEM programs

By: Tom Gurr, Executive Director, PacTech

In the Pacific Northwest, many of our Congressional members are fierce and vocal advocates for the tech community. Oregon’s Senator Wyden and Representative Walden and Washington Senators Cantwell and Murray consistently make headlines for their tech leadership and are proactive in seeking input from tech companies across the region. Whether we’re advocating for light-tough regulation or freedom from Internet taxation, this region has an accessible, focused and bi-partisan group of federal legislators who get …

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