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28 Apr, 2014, 15:38 ET MyWireless.org Urges Maine Legislature to Override Governor's Veto, Fight Phone Tax Increase

After Governor Paul LePage issued a veto of a bill designed to protect Maine telecommunications consumers from as much as $67 million in new annual...


27 Nov, 2012, 12:57 ET MyWireless.org® Commends Oregon Senator Ron Wyden for Fighting for Wireless Tax Relief

 Today the bipartisan and pro-consumer advocacy group, MyWireless.org, announced they awarded Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon with the 2012...


21 Sep, 2012, 11:14 ET MyWireless.org® Commends Arizona Congressman Trent Franks for Committing to Wireless Tax Relief for American Consumers and Businesses

 Yesterday the bipartisan, pro-consumer advocacy group, MyWireless.org, awarded Congressman Trent Franks (AZ-02) with the 2012 Wireless...


20 Sep, 2012, 10:44 ET MyWireless.org® Commends California Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren for Committing to Wireless Tax Relief for American Consumers and Businesses

 Yesterday, the bipartisan, pro-consumer advocacy group, MyWireless.org, awarded Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-16) with the 2012 Wireless...


28 Jun, 2012, 15:27 ET MyWireless.org® Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Moving H.R. 1860, the 'Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act'

MyWireless.org, a national, nonpartisan wireless consumer advocacy group, expressed its support for today's action by the House Judiciary...


31 May, 2012, 21:57 ET Encuesta muestra que los consumidores hispanos están satisfechos con su servicio de telefonía celular y lo valoran

Una encuesta nacional bipartidista de usuarios móviles hispanos en los Estados Unidos muestra que los encuestados están muy satisfechos...


08 May, 2012, 10:00 ET MyWireless.org® Survey Shows Consumers Satisfied with Service, Skeptical of Regulation

Results Exposed Significant Lack of Awareness of High Wireless Tax Rates A national survey of wireless consumers shows they are...


25 Apr, 2012, 12:24 ET MyWireless.org® Applauds Senate Finance Committee for Pro-Consumer 'State & Local Tax Reform' Hearing

National wireless consumer coalition MyWireless.org® today lauded the leadership of Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT), Ranking Member Orrin Hatch...


17 Apr, 2012, 16:12 ET MyWireless.org® Recognizes American Taxpayers by Calling for Consumer Relief on Wireless Taxes

 As Americans complete the annual labor of filing their federal and state income tax returns and plan appropriately for the remainder of...


23 Feb, 2012, 15:50 ET Washington Voters Oppose Adding New 6% Local Utility Tax on Wireless Services in Overwhelming Fashion

  Washington Voters Oppose Adding New 6% Local Utility Tax on Wireless Services in Overwhelming Fashion New bi-partisan poll finds...


01 Nov, 2011, 18:10 ET MyWireless.org Praises U.S. House of Representatives for Passing Historic, Pro-Consumer 'Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011'

National wireless consumer coalition MyWireless.org® commends the U.S. House of Representatives for its unanimous approval of H.R. 1002, the...


14 Jul, 2011, 14:36 ET MyWireless.org Applauds House Judiciary Committee for Moving "Wireless Tax Fairness Act" Today

National wireless consumer coalition MyWireless.org® today applauds the leadership of Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Trent Franks (R-AZ) and...


23 May, 2011, 17:51 ET MyWireless.org® Applauds House Judiciary Subcommittee for 'Digital Goods & Services Tax Fairness Act' Hearing

National non-profit wireless consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org today recognized the leadership of Chairman Howard Coble (R-NC-6),...


12 May, 2011, 16:08 ET MyWireless.org® Joins Legislative Push Seeking Ban for Multiple and Discriminatory State and Local Taxes on 'Digital Goods and Services'

National wireless consumer advocacy group MyWireless.org® applauded Congress today for the introduction of bipartisan legislation giving...


22 Mar, 2011, 09:04 ET Wireless Consumers Remain Overwhelmingly Satisfied With Service - Opposed to Discriminatory Wireless Taxes & Fees, Onerous Regulations

New national consumer survey data released today by nonpartisan non-profit consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org® shows that America's...


15 Mar, 2011, 16:10 ET MyWireless.org® Applauds House Judiciary Subcommittee for 'Wireless Tax Fairness Act' Hearing

National non-profit wireless consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org® today recognized the leadership of Chairman Howard Coble (R-NC)...


10 Mar, 2011, 13:00 ET MyWireless.org® Thanks Congress, Joins Call for Passage of Legislation Seeking 5-Year Wireless Tax Relief for Consumers

With wireless consumers now paying on average more than 16% a month in taxes and fees on their cell phone bills, MyWireless.org® today...


03 Feb, 2011, 13:39 ET Overwhelming Majority of Nebraskans Support Phasing Out Municipal 'Business & Occupation' Tax on Telecom Services

New bi-partisan poll finds Nebraskans also strongly in favor of reform to ensure more fair taxation in state with nation's highest wireless rate...


23 Sep, 2010, 17:19 ET MyWireless.org® Applauds U.S. House for Passage of 'Small Business Jobs Act' - Which Included I.R.S. Listed Property, the 'MOBILE Cell Phone Act of 2009'

Wireless consumer advocacy coalition, MyWireless.org, today applauded House Leadership and all bill supporters on both sides of the Capitol after...


15 Sep, 2010, 12:46 ET MyWireless.org® Applauds House Judiciary Subcommittee for Marking Up 'Cell Tax Fairness Act'

Wireless consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org today applauded the leadership of Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Chairman Steve Cohen (D-TN),...


15 Apr, 2009, 16:53 ET On Tax Day 2009, MyWireless.org(R) Calls for 5-Year Cell Phone Tax Relief

As Americans all over the country rush to meet today's deadline for filing taxes, the national consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org(R) today...


03 Apr, 2009, 13:07 ET America's Wireless Consumers are Overwhelmingly Satisfied With Their Service - Remain Opposed to Higher Wireless Taxes, Adding New Regulations

New consumer survey data released today by national consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org(R) shows that America's cell phone consumers remain...


27 Mar, 2009, 10:58 ET MyWireless.org Consumer Advisory - Beware of a New Form of an Old Scam: 'Missed Calls' from International Area Codes '649' and '809'

Today the national consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org(R) warned wireless consumers across the country about the latest twist on a scam...


17 Mar, 2009, 10:58 ET MyWireless.org(R) Thanks Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Trent Franks (R-AZ), Joins Their Call for Passage of 5-Year Cell Phone Tax Relief Legislation

With wireless consumers already paying on average more than 15% a month in taxes and fees on their cell phone bills, the national consumer...


18 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET MyWireless.org(R) Applauds House Judiciary Committee's 'Cell Tax Fairness Act' Hearing

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National wireless consumer advocacy coalition MyWireless.org(R) today applauded the leadership...