03.01.17 SHLB Full Member Policy Call


Date(s): March 1, 2017: 1:00pm-2:00pm

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2017-03-01 1:00pm 2017-03-01 2:00pm 15 03.01.17 SHLB Full Member Policy Call Proposed Agenda:   1.    Welcome to new Members and Membership Drive   2.    Webinar Schedule   3.    Advocacy Working Group being formed.   4.    SHLB Annual Conference update - over 100 registrations already!        a.    Pre-Conference Workshops on Digital Inclusion and E-rate Fiber - May 31        b.    PPP Workshop and Health Workshop - June 1   5.    Infrastructure legislation        a.  President Trump speech on Infrastructure        b.  Senate Infrastructure hearing - SHLB submitted its Rural ABC Plan for the record        c.    USTelecom/NTCA/WTA statement and principles (see attached)        d.    Possible Hill briefings?   6.    E-rate Developments            a.    Chairman Pai's recent statements (worrisome)        b.    March 8 FCC Oversight hearings and strategy        c.    Update from Brakeman/Chambers/Kellogg letter?   7.    Rural Health Program         a.    Senate Health letter - 6 Senators from Maine, N.H. and New Mexico        b.    Senate Broadband Caucus event on Telehealth planned for March 29        c.    Next steps - FCC and USAC meetings    8.    Report from NEBSA Conference        a.    Petition submitted for FCC to issue new EBS licenses - should SHLB support?   9.    SHLB submission to Dept of Ed on collecting bandwidth information from schools.   10.    Other issues?   SHLB true Add to Calendar
 


Proposed Agenda:

 

1.    Welcome to new Members and Membership Drive

 

2.    Webinar Schedule

 

3.    Advocacy Working Group being formed.

 

4.    SHLB Annual Conference update - over 100 registrations already!

       a.    Pre-Conference Workshops on Digital Inclusion and E-rate Fiber - May 31

       b.    PPP Workshop and Health Workshop - June 1

 

5.    Infrastructure legislation

       a.  President Trump speech on Infrastructure

       b.  Senate Infrastructure hearing - SHLB submitted its Rural ABC Plan for the record

       c.    USTelecom/NTCA/WTA statement and principles (see attached)

       d.    Possible Hill briefings?

 

6.    E-rate Developments    

       a.    Chairman Pai's recent statements (worrisome)

       b.    March 8 FCC Oversight hearings and strategy

       c.    Update from Brakeman/Chambers/Kellogg letter?

 

7.    Rural Health Program 

       a.    Senate Health letter - 6 Senators from Maine, N.H. and New Mexico

       b.    Senate Broadband Caucus event on Telehealth planned for March 29

       c.    Next steps - FCC and USAC meetings 

 

8.    Report from NEBSA Conference

       a.    Petition submitted for FCC to issue new EBS licenses - should SHLB support?

 

9.    SHLB submission to Dept of Ed on collecting bandwidth information from schools.

 

10.    Other issues?

 



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