Protecting Rural Telecommunications in Texas!
We are often so preoccupied in our daily activities in serving our customers that we forget we have accepted more responsibility than just providing the best and most up-to-date telecommunications to our areas. We are also tasked with serving as the Voice of Rural Telecommunications in Texas. The TSTCI Board realizes that, in order to successfully protect our industry’s rights we must develop a broad advocacy platform. The platform must be able to deliver the necessary support or opposition on targeted issues affecting our industry.
Realizing that actions speak louder than words, the TSTCI Legislative Committee and Board of Directors approved an action program for to keep our members and their employees informed on the importance of involvement and investment. Involvement means communication with the members of the Legislature to express the professional opinions of our membership on business issues affecting our industry and participation in the political affairs process. Investment means supplying resources to our political action committee – TSTCI PAC – so the funds will be available to support those candidates that uphold our industry’s position on critical issues. We must remember the candidates elected become the “decision makers” on issues which could impact our industry in a positive or negative manner.
We must make sure we have the funds to properly support candidates who share our philosophy concerning the rural Texas telecommunications industry.
Together Everyone Accomplishes More!