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A Fair Shot for Rural America

As the Governor of Montana, a state with one of the highest percentages of rural residents in the West, Steve Bullock knows rural America is full of opportunity because he’s lived it.

Doug Kinkoph, Deputy Assistant Secretary, NTIA (Acting), and Associate Administrator, Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications (OTIA), NTIA

Doug Kinkoph is Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information. He also serves as the Associate Administrator of NTIA’s Office of Telecommunications and Information Applications (OTIA) within the U.S.

FCC Announces Staff Changes in Office of General Counsel

The Federal Communications Commission announced staff changes in the Office of General Counsel.

Chairman Pai's Response to Members of Congress Regarding Broadband Mapping

On Aug 19 and 21, 2019, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai responded to various Members of Congress who expressed concerns about the FCC's inaccurate broadband mapping. Chairman Pai wrote that, "After a thorough review of the reco

Public Knowledge Bolsters Advocacy and Policy Teams to Protect Consumers

Public Knowledge welcomes Jenna Leventoff, Senior Policy Counsel, and Bertram Lee, Policy Counsel, as new additions to our government affairs and policy teams. Prior to joining Public Knowledge, Leventoff served as a Senior Policy Analyst for the

FTC Revises List of Companies Subject to Broadband Privacy Study

The Federal Trade Commission has revised the list of companies from which it is seeking information as part of its examination of broadband companies’ privacy practices.

Chairman Pai Announces Jeffrey Prince as New FCC Chief Economist

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced the appointment of Jeffrey Prince as chief economist of the FCC. Dr.

OTI Highlights Broad Opposition to FCC’s Dangerous Proposal to Cap the Universal Service Fund

New America’s Open Technology Institute filed reply comments with the Federal Communications Commission urging it to reject its proposal to impose restrictions on funding for programs that help low-income consumers, schools and libraries, health c

Netroots groups call for 2020 candidates to pledge to restore net neutrality

A broad coalition of some of the largest network neutrality advocacy groups is launching an activism site and pledge, which asks all 2020 presidential candidates to support strong net neutrality and reject telecom donations. “It’s not enough for c