December 19, 2005 - "It's a great way to build experience, to immerse yourself into a medium to large-scale development process, the possibility of being hired is great, and you give something back to the community too"
November 09, 2005 - "I first want good customer service. In a shared services organization, if you cannot provide better service than a private-sector organization, why should they do business with us?"
October 24, 2005 - "We got pretty good support from the agency that is implementing these standards, the Department of Information Resources. Once the bill was filed, they got in contact with us and made suggestions, and those suggestions were reasonable, and we kind of worked it together"
October 24, 2005 - "This is an opportunity to build Wi-Fi and most importantly, WiMAX networks with a wider range. But the telephone companies are not interested in going there. They've had a chance. Why don't we let ISPs, municipal authorities, or even communities finance and own a small Wi-Fi network that can link its community to the world?"
October 14, 2005 - "I'm very excited about the fact that I was able to make a difference in the whole consensus-building, collaboration and communication process among the various players in New York State"
September 28, 2005 - "Other states are doing similar things, but California is so large that it has had to be much more deliberate, and in the last several months, this initiative has really gained traction, and found some success."