TFG Principal David Hoover Participates in Utilities Technology Council Broadband Workshop

Experts discuss new opportunities for the broadband sector in the American Jobs Plan infrastructure package.

 On June 24, The Ferguson Group (TFG) Principal David Hoover shared his decades of telecommunications policy expertise as a panelist  on the “The New Broadband Deal: How the Biden Infrastructure Plan Empowers Utilities to Bridge the Digital Divide” panel discussion. He joined a panel of experts from utilities, public interest groups, and policymakers to inform utilities how to access broadband funding under the upcoming American Jobs Plan infrastructure package and the various bills pending in Congress to promote broadband deployment. 

“There’s an incredible urgency to expand broadband access,” said David Hoover. “The major investments in broadband infrastructure included in the American Jobs Plan and legislation at all levels of government represent a historic opportunity for utilities the broadband sector—especially local cooperatives and municipalities.”

The panel included critical information on the passage of broadband legislation, federal funding, and state-level coordination, and middle-mile deployment, among others. View coverage of the full discussion in the Telecommunications Reports Daily


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TFG 2021 Congressional Calendar

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2021 Congressional Calendar with important House and Senate dates.

The Ferguson Group (TFG) compiled a 2021 Calendar with session and recess dates for the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate 117th Congressional session. The calendar also includes the titles of Members of Congress in Senate and House leadership for the 117th Congress. Read more to view and download the calendar. 

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TFG To Present on Water Infrastructure Funding Opportunities in American Water Works Association Workshop

Leading minds behind WIFIA legislation, TFG to share information on WIFIA and SRF with public utilities in workshop presentation.

The Ferguson Group (TFG) Principal and Manager of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Stephanie Missert, will join the American Water Works Association (AWWA) tomorrow, Wednesday, August 25th at 1:25 – 2:25 P.M. ET to virtually present “How States Make SRF and WIFIA Work”.

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