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A slow start migh be the best thing,..If we can't prevent them from starting at all!
Written by Daniel   
Tuesday, 09 January 2007 07:48
Congress off to slow start with tech
By Anne Broache
Staff Writer, CNET
Published: January 9, 2007, 4:00 AM PST

When newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives launch into their much-touted 100-hours agenda on Tuesday, don't expect to see much in the way of issues important to the high-tech industry.

Elevating the minimum wage, urging stem-cell research, and ushering in lower prescription drug prices are on the initial calendar. But hot-button topics such as rewriting patent law, encouraging broadband availability, protecting Net neutrality, and upping the skilled worker visas so beloved by high-tech companies aren't foremost priorities yet.

The issues' early absence shouldn't be taken as a sign of things to come, Democratic aides said

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