“ Update on Energy and Telecommunications Issues for Economic Stimulus Process”

June 18, 2009
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

This week we talk about the evolving status of the federal government’s efforts to spend funds from the stimulus act passed by Congress in February. Josh Greene is our guest as we discuss innovative new energy programs funded by the stimulus and the status of cap and trade legislation. Then, Jennifer Richter, Telecommunications Policy Chairman of Patton Boggs LLP and Mark Ellison of the National Rural Telecommunications Association join the show to talk about the status of broadband development money being distributed by the economic stimulus package. We follow that with another update on healthcare reform efforts on the Hill.

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