Originally published: September 23, 2011
Last updated: September 23, 2011 - 3:23pm
Sen Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) criticized the Federal Communications Commission’s network neutrality rules again after they were published in the Federal Register.
“I'm very disappointed that the FCC has decided to move forward with its misguided net neutrality order,” Sen Hutchison said. “Companies and industries that use broadband communications have flourished over the last decade without government intervention, yet the FCC has chosen to ‘fix’ a problem that does not exist.” “Rather than imposing new, unnecessary regulations on one of the few thriving sectors of our economy, government should get out of the way, and allow new jobs and investment in broadband technologies,” Sen Hutchison said. “In order to turn back the FCC’s onerous net neutrality restrictions, I will push for a Senate vote this fall on my resolution of disapproval.”
- Sen Hutchison calls for Senate to repeal FCC’s network neutrality rules
- Network neutrality Vote Expected Thursday in Senate
- Sen Hutchison: Network Neutrality Blocker Could Get Vote Next Week
- Court Rejects Suit on Network Neutrality Rules
- Sen Kerry urges colleagues not to scrap network neutrality rules
- Senate Debates Network Neutrality
- Network Neutrality Saved, But Who Cares?
- S.J.RES.6 A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission
- Sen Brown undecided on network neutrality vote
- Judge: NSA doesn’t have to keep all data as part of key surveillance lawsuit
- High Noon for Internet Freedom
- Al Franken Makes Senate Stand for Network Neutrality
- Network Neutrality and Internet Regulation: Warranted or More Harm than Good?
- Rep Blackburn Slams FCC Rules as Net 'Iron Curtain'
- Taking Aim at Internet Rules