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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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Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Energy & Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. wrote to Chairman Ajit Pai of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in advance of the vote tomorrow, urging the FCC not to restore a loophole that would further concentrate television station ownership and raise cable costs for consumers.
Apr 5, 2017 Press Release
House Democrats, including members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced four bills and a discussion draft to improve Americans’ access to communications networks and the tools necessary to ensure accountability of their government.
Apr 5, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will hold a hearing on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Facilitating the 21st Century Wireless Economy.”

 

Mar 30, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. responded to the announcement that FirstNet will partner with AT&T to build a nationwide broadband network for first responders
Mar 29, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held 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 29, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Doyle (D-PA), and Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA) responded to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s latest action to undermine the Lifeline Program
Mar 28, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor today during consideration of S.J. Res. 34., providing Congressional disapproval of a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule relating to Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services
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.”