public policy

June 25, 2015

HIGH TECH POLICY

Statement of Jennifer Sanford on Passage of Trade Package

Congress has now approved a landmark trade package including Trade Promotion Authority and Trade Adjustment Assistance.  This is a significant accomplishment that just a week ago looked in serious doubt. This trade package will give President Obama the ability to conclude negotiations on the TransPacific Partnership; it gives Congress the authority to establish priorities in […]

November 12, 2014

HIGH TECH POLICY

Statement of Jeff Campbell on Open Internet Rules

Cisco supports an open Internet and believes that the FCC should adopt balanced rules without imposing the draconian regulatory requirements known as Title II. Heavy-handed regulation under Title II could significantly inhibit new investments in broadband networks and limit new innovation and business models. Consumers should have access to all legal Internet content.  But overly […]

November 11, 2014

HIGH TECH POLICY

Statement of Jeff Campbell on ITA Expansion

“The agreement between the United States and China to expand the scope of the Information Technology Agreement represents a major breakthrough in the global trade agenda. This agreement is expected to eliminate duties on over 200 information and communications technology (ICT) product categories, representing approximately $1 trillion in annual global ICT sales. Now that the […]