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Bipartisan Communications and Technology Subcommittee Bills Pass the House


Washington, D.C. — Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH) released the following statement on bills that passed the House this week with bipartisan support. 

“These bipartisan bills improve the lives of Americans and our economic competitiveness. With these bills, we’re ensuring that America continues to lead in cutting-edge wireless technologies. The bills also take steps to improve telephone access during natural disasters and other emergencies as well as diversity in the media industry. We are grateful to our colleagues for their leadership and commitment to these bills, especially Reps. Gus Bilirakis, Billy Long, and Tim Walberg.” — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Rep. Bob Latta 

  • H.R. 1250Emergency Reporting Act led by Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA) and original co-sponsor Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) 
  • H.R. 1754MEDIA Diversity Act of 2021 led by Rep. Billy Long (R-MO) 
  • H.R. 3003Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act of 2021 led by Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) 
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