MHTA — The 2016 Legislative Session has begun, with an expected focus on broadband, bonding, taxes, and transportation.
2016 Legislative Session underway
MHTA members and partners among 2016 Titans of Technology honorees
MHTA — Several MHTA members and partners have been selected by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal for their 2016 Titans of Technology awards, which recognize the industry’s top professionals and advocates.
Science Museum of Minnesota names Alison R. Brown as president
MHTA — The Science Museum of Minnesota’s Board of Trustees successfully concluded a national search and announced that it has named Alison Rempel Brown as the organization’s sixteenth president and CEO. She is the Science Museum’s first female president and CEO.
Enhancing Minnesota’s Broadband and Telecommunications Infrastructure
MHTA — Expanding access to broadband has been a longstanding policy objective of the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA). Broadband is a critical component of our modern technology infrastructure – from Big Data and predictive analytics to the Internet of Things and communications. That’s why the recommendations of the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband are so important.
U.S. Tech Industry Employment Surpasses 6.7 Million Workers, Minnesota Tech Employment Grows Four Percent
MHTA — The U.S. technology industry added nearly 200,000 net jobs in 2015 and now employs more than 6.7 million people, according to Cyberstates 2016: The Definitive State-by-State Analysis of the U.S. Tech Industry published by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). Minnesota gained 5,475 tech industry jobs over the last year, a four percent jump to a total of 141,934 people employed in the tech industry.