US Senate

Senators Express Concern with FCC's Broadband Coverage Maps

Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and James Lankford (R-OK) led a bipartisan letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai advocating for a public feedback mechanism to allow consumers and states to help inform broadband coverage maps an

Sens Markey, Blumenthal, Wyden Request FCC Investigation of Wireless Carriers' Throttling of Video

In Nov 2018, Sens Ed Markey (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) wrote AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile, asking them to respond to a study that showed possible network neutrality violations on their networks.

Sen Klobuchar Introduces Legislation to Modernize Antitrust Enforcement and Promote Competition

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) reintroduced two pieces of legislation to modernize antitrust enforcement and promote competition.

Sen Markey Pledges Nationwide, Grassroots Defense of Net Neutrality, Says New Net Neutrality Bill Headed to Congress

Whether in the halls of the courts or the halls of Congress, we will fight to defend net neutrality. Nothing less than the fate of the internet is being argued in this court case, and we must do everything we can in this historic fight.

Sens Markey, Blumenthal Demand Answers from Zuckerberg Regarding Reports that Facebook Duped Children and Parents Out of Money

Sens Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter to Facebook demanding information about new evidence that the company knowingly manipulated children into spending their parents’ money without permission while playing games on Fac

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