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Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Thune Hopes Republicans Stay Away From Net Neutrality CRA

Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune (R-SD) said he’s “hopeful” Republicans steer clear of the Congressional Review Act resolution to reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules.

Trump's Broadband Assist

The Trump administration is eyeing multiple “work streams” to help speed along broadband deployment, the National Economic Council’s Grace Koh told reporters: easing the permitting process on federal lands; letting towers built on federal lands al

Which Republicans could be swayed on net neutrality?

Which Republicans could be likely targets in garnering support for a Congressional Review Act resolution that would undo the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality? Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, a swing vote who has said she d

FCC Rejects New York AG Efforts in Comment Quest

Federal Communications Commission General Counsel Thomas Johnson said the agency must “respectfully decline” requests from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as part of the AG’s investigation into the fraudulent use of names on comments i

FCC Defends UHF Discount

The Federal Communications Commission told the DC Circuit Court of Appeals it was reasonable to reinstate the so-called UHF discount in April because it is “inextricably intertwined” with the 39 percent national audience reach limit imposed on bro

FEC Pushes Tech Giants for Comment

Federal Election Commission member Ellen Weintraub issued personal requests to Facebook

The New Democratic Mix on Senate Commerce Committee

The Senate Commerce Committee is adding a few new Democratic faces, according to a list released by incoming-Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Chairman Walden’s Chief of Staff to Depart

House Commerce Committee Chairman-to-be Greg Walden (R-OR) is losing his longtime chief of staff.

Could Trump bring back the Fairness Doctrine?

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted his critique of the newest “Saturday Night Live” sketch about him, calling out the show for being "biased" — and for not dedicating enough time to skewering both sides (presumably) of the political spectrum.

Jeffrey Eisenach’s thinking takes on a new importance as he helps shape Trump's telecom policy

We're learning more about Jeffrey Eisenach, the Trump transition team's point man on telecommunications. In 2014 he co-authored a pitch for Congress to curtail much of the Federal Communications Commission's jurisdiction and responsibilities.