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Communications and Technology

Committee activity related to telecommunications and information transmission by broadcast, radio, wire, satellite, or other mode; the National Broadband Plan; Internet regulation; and spectrum policy.

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Mar 29, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Realizing Nationwide Next-Generation 911.”

 

Mar 23, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement following the Senate’s passage of a resolution of disapproval from Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) that will roll back Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadband privacy protections and prevent the commission from instituting similar protections in the future
Mar 21, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks at a Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing on “Broadband: Deploying America’s 21st Century Infrastructure”
Mar 21, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Broadband: Deploying America’s 21st Century Infrastructure.”

 

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone Jr. released the following statement today on President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which like the Republican health care bill, would eviscerate programs and services that help hardworking Americans in order to hand out huge tax cuts to the rich.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Democratic members of the committee introduced five bills to ensure Americans have access to the resources they need to compete and thrive in the 21st century economy. New technologies have produced significant benefits for consumers, but these same technologies can also cause disruption to people’s jobs. The Democratic bills introduced today tap into the power of broadband to help Americans find new opportunities and stay ahead of the technological wave.
Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following opening remarks at a Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee hearing “Disrupter Series: Advanced Materials and Production”
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. offered the following statement in response to the introduction of a resolution of disapproval by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) that would roll back Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadband privacy protections and prevent the commission from instituting similar protections in the future
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
E&C Dems introduced three bills to update U.S. cybersecurity policies and protect consumers. In recent years, millions of Americans have had their personal data stolen and high profile attacks—like the denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Dyn last year—have raised serious questions about our cybersecurity laws and our ability to prevent similar attacks in the future.
Feb 27, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) asking the agency to review the harms to consumers of eliminating rules that protect consumers’ privacy.