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California State Assembly Passes Online Sales Tax Bill

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WASHINGTON June 7, 2011- The California State Assembly passed a bill last week that would require online retailers such as Amazon to collect state sales taxes on all goods the site sells within the state.

The bill is similar to those that a number of other states and the U.S. Congress are currently debating.

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Lawmakers Show Partisan Split on Open Internet Proposal

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WASHINGTON, September 2, 2010 – The request for comments by the Federal Communications Commission on the managed services aspect on the open internet has received mixed reactions from members of Congress.

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Commerce Announces Final Grant Awards from First Funding Round

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WASHINGTON, April 27, 2010 – The Commerce Department has announced nine broadband investments totaling more than $114 million in grants, in more than a dozen states. The announcement marks the final grant awards from the first round of BTOP applications.

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Nevada Wins $4.7 Million Broadband Grant

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WASHINGTON, March 4, 2010 – The Commerce Department announced Wednesday a $4.7 million broadband investment in Nevada.

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Connected Nation to Begin Mapping Projects in Nevada, Texas

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WASHINGTON, July 31, 2009 – The states of Nevada and Texas have selected Connected Nation for their broadband mapping needs.

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ZeroDivide Looks for Broadband Grant Partnerships

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WASHINGTON, July 31, 2009 – ZeroDivide, an investor in community enterprises leveraging technology to help underserved communities, is looking for non-profit partners to apply for broadband monies that are part of the national economic stimulus plan.

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