US Senate

Senate passes READI Act -- an emergency alert bill

The US Senate unanimously passed the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act.

Sen Markey Leads Colleagues in Renewed Defense of Strong Children’s Educational Television Programming Rules

Sen Ed Markey (D-MA), author of the Children’s Television Act, led eight of this colleagues in calling on the Federal Communications Commission to maintain essential elements of the “Kid Vid” rules, which ensure access to children’s education prog

Sens Klobuchar, Blumenthal, Coons, Hirono Urge Department of Justice to Investigate Claims that Facebook Retaliated Against Critics

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) led a letter with Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chris Coons (D-DE), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) to the Department of Justice urging Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to expand any investigation into Facebook and