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AARP: Illinois telecom bill means end of affordable, reliable landline telephones

From AARP Illinois, PR Newswire PDF  May 31, 2017 PDF May 25, 2017  — on previous bill May 31, 2017 Passage of SB1839 opens door to safety and security concerns for 1.2 million landline customers Statement by AARP Illinois Director of … Continue reading

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Illinois surprise: AT&T and legislators eliminate landline phone service. Will Gov. Rauner sign or veto?

On May 31, Amendment 5 eliminating landlines in Illinois was introduced and added to a coal mining safety bill — SB 1839—  then voted on and passed — the same day — by both houses of the Illinois legislature. For … Continue reading

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California legislators meet with telecom lobbyists at hush-hush event on eve of 5G bill

Timing is everything. Last weekend, May 6-7, California Democrat Party Assemblymembers gathered for a lavish telecom industry fund-raising and lobbying event at Pebble Beach — the Speakers Cup. Hosted by the Speaker of the California Assembly – currently, Assemblyman Anthony … Continue reading

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Lobbyists go after Attorneys General; why some investigations go nowhere or don’t happen at all

From the New York Times, October 28, 2015 By Eric Lipton NYT series: Courting Favor The Peoples’ Lawyers Emails detail interactions between the office of Attorney General Pam Bondi of Florida and a law firm trying to sway her. When … Continue reading

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