2:06am

Tue July 3, 2012
Silicon Valley

Today on Your Call: What is Silicon Valley’s political agenda?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about political power in Silicon Valley. Who are the big tech companies -- and their executives -- giving money to?  Is there any sign that their political commitments have changed since 2008? Join us at 10am pst or leave a comment here. President Obama raises millions from Silicon Valley. What are the specific policies and legislation that matter to tech companies? And who’s calling the shots? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Michelle Quinn, Silicon Valley-based technology correspondent for POLITICO

Rob Cox, editor of Breakingviews, the global financial commentary service of Reuters in New York, contributor to Newsweek

Jeffrey Ernst Friedman, research director at MapLight

Web Resources:

MapLight

Daily Beast: The Ruthless Overlords Of Silicon Valley

Mobiledia: Playing Politics: Who's Spending in Silicon Valley

POLITICO: Silicon Valley pushes policy goals

NBC: Money Buys Access In Government

 

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