Jeffords Switch Means Change, But Telecom Impact Uncertain
- Timing is everything. Bischoff, Glenn // Telephony;06/04/2001, Vol. 240 Issue 23, p22
Reports on the impact of the decision of United States (U.S.) Senator James Jeffords' defection from the Republican Party on telecom bill that would let incumbent local exchange carriers enter the long-distance data markets without satisfying local competition requirements of the...
- Delay in the information superhighway. Hernandez, Debra Gersh // Editor & Publisher;10/1/94, Vol. 127 Issue 40, p13
Reports on the failure of the telecommunications bill in the Senate. Cessation of efforts by sponsor Senator Ernest Hollings; Cited opposition from regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs) and Senator Bob Dole; Delay to the information superhighway; Hopes of the newspaper industry that the...
- Move for more unlicensed spectrum gains support. Silva, Jeffrey; Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;10/7/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p3
Reports on the discussion among financial and academic experts with U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Michael Powell regarding the steps to be taken by the government to aid its weak telecommunication industry and a broken spectrum management system as of October 7, 2002. ...
- COMMITTEES SHIFT AS SENATOR JEFFORDS LEAVES REPUBLICAN PARTY. // NCADD Washington Report;Jun2001, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p1
Informs on how United States Senate committees have shifted as Senator Jim Jeffords leaves the Republican Party.
- Uncomfortable shoes. Ford, Tracy // RCR;07/31/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 31, p12
Provides insights on the issue of fair play where companies overseas can open up their markets to United States players rather than foreign companies buying a piece of American companies, in light of Senator Ernest Hollings' effort to block foreign companies from purchasing American...
- Jeffords switch may be a bonanza for CLECs. Levine, Shira // America's Network;7/1/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p23
Reports on the decision of United States Senator Jim Jeffords to leave the Republican Party and become an independent. Implications of Jeffords' decision on the competitive local exchange carriers; Status of the broadband regulation bill passed by the House Commerce Committee.
- Shift won't change need for bipartisan Hill effort. // AHA News;06/04/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 22, p6
Editorial. Speculates on how the Democratic majority in the United States Senate will tackle health care issues in the country on June 5, 2001. Implication of the decision of Senator James Jeffords to become an independent legislator; Significance of bipartisanship to the success on health...
- Jeffords likely for labor chairmanship. C.D. // Community College Week;12/10/96, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p3
Reports that Republican Senator James Jeffords is the frontrunner in the race to become the chairman of the Labor and Human Resources Committee, the Senate committee responsible for higher education. Other candidates who were vying for the post; Why Republicans are choosing a leader for the...
- EVANS & NOVAK. Novak, Robert // Human Events;5/16/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 17, p15
Focuses on the status of two candidates from Florida and Vermont in the 2006 U.S. Senate races. Senator Bill Nelson (D-Fla.); Senator Jim Jeffords.