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Senators Call for Impartial Investigation into Potential Quid Pro Quo between Chairman Ajit Pai, Trump Administration, and Sinclair Broadcasting

Sens Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Tom Udall (D-NM), and 13 of their Senate colleagues are requesting the inspector general of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) open an investigation into the objectivity and impartiality of the FCC’s review of

6 Senators Call on FCC, DOJ to Reject T-Mobile/Sprint Merger, Seek Public Comment

Following Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s statement indicating he will recommend approval of the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, Sens Tom Udall (D-NM), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Elizabeth W

Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding the 2019 Broadband Deployment Report

On April 2, 2019, a dozen Members of Congress wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai expressing concern that the FCC's draft 2019 Broadband Deployment Report "may contain serious data inaccuracies that would undermine the val

Chairman Pai's Response to Reps Welch, Loebsack Regarding Affordable and Reliable Broadband in Communities with Limited Access

On April 2, 2019, Reps Peter Welch (D-VT) and David Loebsack (D-IA) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai asking the FCC to take a more practical approach to implementing new performance testing mechanisms in connection with

Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Lifeline Program's National Eligibility Verifier

On March 28, 2019, Reps Yvette Clark (D-NY), Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Mike Doyle (D-PA), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), GK Butterfield (D-NC), Marc Veasey (D-TX), and Jerry McNerney (D-CA) wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai raising conc

House Commerce Committee Republicans Support House Democrats' Request for Bipartisan Net Neutrality Working Group

House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR), Communications Subcommittee Ranking Member Bob Latta (R-OH), and Consumer Protection Ranking Member Cathy McMorris-Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after 47 Democratic repr

Sen Lee Introduces Government Spectrum Valuation Act

Sen Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the Government Spectrum Valuation Act, a bill designed to estimate the value of electromagnetic spectrum assigned to each federal agency as a first step towards meeting the nations spectrum needs.

Chairman Pai Statement on Senate Passage of TRACED Act

I commend the US Senate for passing the TRACED Act and Sens John Thune (R-SD) and Ed Markey (D-MA) for leading this bipartisan effort.

Bill to Expand Rural Access to Broadband

Reps. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) introduced the Rural Broadband Network Advancement (RBNA) Act, which would invest in expanding broadband access in rural areas.