House of Representatives Commerce Committee

House Communications Subcommittee Reps Introduce First Round of Broadband Infrastructure Bills

House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) announced a series of bills introduced by subcommittee members aimed at reducing the regulatory barriers to broadband infrastructure expansion:

House Commerce Committee Leaders Request Additional Information from Apple on Throttling iPhone Processor Speeds

House Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Communications Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH), and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Gregg Harper (

House Commerce Committee GOP Leaders on FCC, FTC Consumer Protection Announcement

As the FCC prepares to rightfully restore internet freedom with Title I internet rules, it’s good to know that these powerful commissions are working together to protect consumers from any unfair or anticompetitive practices.

Ranking Member Pallone on Memorandum of Understanding Between FTC and FCC if Net Neutrality is Rolled Back

Today’s agreement between the FCC and FTC underscores the absurdity of Chairman Pai’s proposal to eliminate net neutrality and his plan to abandon the FCC’s statutory responsibilities as the expert agency overseeing our communications networks.  C

Chairmen Walden, Blackburn on the FCC’s Net Neutrality Announcement

Today’s announcement demonstrates that the FCC, under the leadership of Ajit Pai, understands the importance of making sure the internet continues to flourish under a light-touch regulatory regime.

Rep Pallone Demands FCC Take Action to Prevent Abuse of High-Cost Fund

House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

House Communications Subcommittee Checks in on FirstNet Progress

The House Communications Subcommittee held a hearing checking in on the progress made in the deployment of FirstNet, the first nationwide, interoperable broadband public safety network. Chairman Blackburn kicked things off by highlighting the impo

Universal Service Policy and the Role of the Federal Communications Commission

The House Commerce Committee has eight questions about universal service it would like input on as it considers a rewrite of telecommunications law:

Rep Walden Welcomes FCC Commissioner O’Rielly Call for FCC Process Reform

Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly’s call for increased transparency and better process at the commission could not be more timely.

Committee Leaders Open Investigation of FCC Process

House Commerce Committee Leaders opened an investigation into the Federal Communications Commission’s decision-making process ahead of granting a waiver of auction rules to Grain Management.