What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Rep Mike Coffman Outlines a Net Neutrality Compromise

I am crafting a “net neutrality” bill that will put in place common-sense “rules of the road” that will ensure the Internet is an open, competitive place for people to do business. To those who provide the on-ramps to the Internet, my bill ensures

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Federal Communications Commission

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:00 to 15:30


Elaine Gardner
DAC Designated Federal Officer
Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau
Disability Rights Office
(202) 418-0581 (voice)
[email protected]

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Federal Communications Commission

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:30 to 12:30

Chairman Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the February Open Commission Meeting ... 

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    Senate Commerce Committee

    Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:00


    • Mr. Joseph Simons, of Virginia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner, Chairman Designate
    • Mr. Rohit Chopra, of New York, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner
    • Mr. Noah Joshua Phillips, of Maryland, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner 
    • Ms. Christine S. Wilson, of Virginia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner

    Rep Coffman Says No Way to CRA

    Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), who opposed the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of the network neutrality order, said he would not support efforts to restore the Obama-era rules via the Congressional Review Act.

    OSTP Staffing Update

    Roughly half of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) consists of Trump administration hires. More than 20 new people have joined the office since the start of President Donald Trump’s term.

    Sinclair-Tribune deal shifts DOJ decision deadline to Feb. 11

    Sinclair Broadcast Group has extended the deadline for the Justice Department’s decision regarding its proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media.

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    Next Century Cities and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA)

    Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:00 to 16:00

    Members from both sides of the aisle say they want to work together to increase broadband for more Americans, and that they see access to the internet as essential. Unfortunately, so far local voices have too often been missing when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Congress are debating issues like 5G development and infrastructure investments that impact all Americans.

    Remarks Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai At MMTC's 9th Annual Broadband And Social Justice Summit

    The Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) has been a formal partner for some key initiatives at the Federal Communications Commission.

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    Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

    House Commerce Committee

    Fri, 02/16/2018 - 10:00