John Hendel

Senate GOP to Trump administration: Don’t get sloppy with broadband

Congress is angling to impose some training wheels on the Trump administration when it comes to spending taxpayer dollars on broadband deployment.

Sen Sullivan Still Blocking FCC Nominations Despite Time with Pai

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, flanked by advisers, spent roughly two hours in Sen.

Sen Sullivan, Chairman Pai, Subsidies, and FCC Confirmantions

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will finally meet with Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) to discuss the senator’s longstanding frustrations with how the agency is doling out telecommunications subsidies.

Democrats Brace for 'Tug of War' with Tech

The tech industry could face a reckoning on privacy if a blue wave puts the House in Democrats' hands.

Sen Sullivan Still Blocking FCC Nominations

Despite Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s attempt to resolve Sen. Dan Sullivan’s (R-AK) concerns over the subsidy funding flowing to his sta

Will a Blue Wave Crash Down on FCC Chairman Pai?

A potential blue wave coming for Capitol Hill could leave Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai drowning in time-consuming congressional oversight sessions. House Democrats, who question Pai’s actions on everything from his repeal of

California Net Neutrality Bill Advances

Two bills aimed at reinstating aspects of the repealed Obama-era net neutrality rules are headed to a vote in the California General Assembly.

Sinclair's merger breakup could frustrate its TV ambitions

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s singularly nasty breakup with Tribune Media may put a serious damper on the conservative-leaning broadcast giant's ability to expand, despite its persisting hunger to do so. Sinclair insists it will press on with busines

Rep Young: Pro-Net Neutrality, Anti-CRA

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) won’t be the second Republican to support Democrats’ Congressional Review Act effort to revive Obama-era net neutrality rules, a Young spokeswoman confirmed.

Chairman Blackburn Eyes Final Broadband Push

House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Marsha Blackburn(R-TN) is looking to consolidate a number of broadband proposals under the banner of National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) reauthorization.