Representative Matters

  • He advised the City of Eugene, Oregon, in drafting and successfully defending in court a telecommunications ordinance that has generated substantial new revenue for the city to help fund its telecommunications projects.
  • Tim represented the National League of Cities in negotiations with the telecommunications industry in drafting what became the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Act of 2000, 4 U.S.C. §§ 116 et seq. The Act provides a constitutional and uniform means for state and local governments to impose taxes on wireless telecommunications services and providers.
  • On behalf of the National League of Cities, Tim was a major participant in lobbying efforts for several municipal clients during the 1992 Cable Act and the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

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