House of Representatives

Rep Collins Introduces the Connect America Fund Accountability Act

The Connect America Fund (CAF) Accountability Act of 2019 would requires covered telecommunications carriers (CTCs) to include certain additional information in their speed and latency reports to the Federal Communications Commission.

Rep Pallone (D-NJ) Elected Chairman of Energy and Commerce Committee

I thank my Democratic colleagues for their support in electing me Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee.

Principles for an ‘Internet Bill of Rights'

A set of consumer data privacy regulations principles for an ‘Internet Bill of Rights.’ You should have the right:

(1)       To have access to and knowledge of all collection and uses of personal data by companies;

Congress Offers Suggestions on 5G

Twenty-five members of Congress sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on September 25, 2018, offering suggestions on promoting local deployment of advanced communications services, protecting local authority, and 5G.

Rep McNerney (D-CA) Leads Letter Urging FCC to Delay 5G Infrastructure Vote

Rep Jerry McNerney (D-CA), along with eight Democratic Representatives on the House Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, requesting the proposed Streamlining Deployment of Next Generation Wirele

Rep Cramer and Sen Daines Introduce Reprioritizing Unserved Rural Areas and Locations for Broadband Act

Rep Kevin Cramer (R-ND) introduced the Reprioritizing Unserved Rural Areas and Locations (RURAL) for Broadband Act. The RURAL Broadband Act ensures government resources are being used as efficiently as possible while developing broadband networks

Rep Velázquez Urges FCC to Preserve Lifeline Program

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) led 47 Members of Congress in writing to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the commission to preserve the Lifeline program.