10/21/2013

While Capitol Hill was busy spinning its wheels around the issues of the Affordable Care Act and the debt ceiling, a number of important issues whose outcomes are vital to the tech industry have remained on the back burner. Observers worry the increasingly adversarial environment in Washington could see them kicked even farther down the road. Foremost in the minds of tech leaders is the ongoing debate over immigration reform. The Silicon Valley Leadership Group -- a coalition of firms pushing for looser restrictions on skilled foreign workers -- has been pushing to keep the issue alive, but it worries the clock will run out if the debt debate is not amicably settled soon.

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