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WITA AFTER SESSION

The Washington State Legislature adjourned their session in late April but WITA staff and members have been plenty busy with issues both related to the extension of the State Universal […]

PIONEER & PRESIDENT AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to Doug Weis, winner of the Pioneer Award, and R J DelMese who received this year’s President’s Award.  R J received his award at this year’s annual meeting, which […]

STATE FUND EXTENSION SIGNED BY GOVERNOR INSLEE

After hundreds of meetings, phone calls and emails plus testimony by WITAmembers at dozens of legislative hearings the State Universal CommunicationsFund has been extended for an additional five years.  While […]

CHERRY BLOSSOM SEASON

It’s cherry blossom time in Olympia but that’s not all that’s making us smile.  After years of hard work by the WITA team, including the members who have been so […]

HOUSE ITEC COMMITTEE PASSES BILL

House ITEC Committee Passes Bill with Ten-Year Extension to the State Fund! On a unanimous voice vote the House Innovation, Technology and Economic Development Committee passed the Governor’s broadband bill, […]

WITA IN THE NEWS

This week my goal was to get thirty signatures on our bill. That effort was interrupted by Governor Inslee’s press conference where he announced his broadband bill. WITA is one […]

THANKS TO OUR MEMBERS!

Welcome to a fresh new look for the WITA website with pictures and content courtesy of our members.  We’ve also changed up some features to put more emphasis on our […]

NATIONAL NEWS

National News  It turns out that the article Ryan Blethen wrote about our members made it into US News and World Reports.  Way to go WhidbeyTel and Pioneer!  Many thanks […]