Senate Commerce Committee

Senate Commerce Committee Approves 2 Telecom Bills

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved two telecommunications bills:

Senate Commerce Chairman Wicker, Sen Sinema Announce Net Neutrality Working Group

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Sen Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) announced a bipartisan working group focused on crafting a net neutrality proposal to encourage innovation, boost investment, and close the digital divide.

Senate Commerce Chairman Wicker Announces Subcommittees and Chairmen

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-MS) announced the committee’s six subcommittees and the respective chairmen.

Sen Roger Wicker Named Chairman of the Commerce Committee

I thank my colleagues for their support in electing me chairman of the Commerce Committee. I would also like to thank Sen. John Thune, the committee’s former chairman, for his exemplary leadership these past four years.

Sen Hassan (D-NH) Leads Colleagues in Urging FCC to Maintain Focus on Maternal Health in Telehealth Pilot Program

Sen Maggie Hassan (D-NH) led a group of her colleagues from the Commerce Committee in urging Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai to maintain focus on maternal health as the Commission moves forward with its proposed Connected Care