February 15 (and livestreaming) Next Century Cities and Rep Anna Eshoo Host Congressional Briefing on Local Voices in Broadband Decisions

Delighted to see that this event will be livestreamed…

Next Century Cities and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to Host Congressional Briefing on Local Voices in Broadband Decisions


Washington, DC — Next Century Cities and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo will host a briefing on the importance of having local voices in broadband decision-making at 3:00pm ET this Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Cannon House Office Building, Room 122.


The briefing will feature a panel of local elected officials to highlight creative local solutions from their own communities and the importance of local input and decision-making on issues currently being debated at the Federal Communications Commission and in Congress, including broadband infrastructure development, 5G deployment, and rural broadband access.


The event will be livestreamed at this link.



Congressional Briefing: Local Voices in Broadband Decision-Making




  • Mayor Wade Troxell, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Robert Wack, City Council President, Westminster, Maryland
  • Jeremy Pietzold, City Council President & Sandynet Chair, Sandy, Oregon
  • Greg Murphy, Supervisor Chair & Power Board Chair, Faxon Township, Minnesota
  • Patrick Mulhearn, Policy Analyst, Santa Cruz County, California
  • Deb Socia, Executive Director, Next Century Cities



3:00-4:00pm ET

Thursday, February 15, 2018



122 Cannon House Office Building

27 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20003

Livestream available here.



Next Century Cities is a nonprofit membership organization of 184 communities, founded to support mayors and elected leaders as they seek to ensure that all have access to fast, affordable, and reliable internet. For more information, visit www.nextcenturycities.org.

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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