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Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology (116th Congress)

E&C Republican Leaders Support 5G Deployment


Washington, DC –Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leaders continue to promote policies that spur innovation, reduce burdensome regulations, and help America lead in technologies that will define our nation’s future.

Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), Energy Subcommittee Republican Leader Fred Upton (R-MI), Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee Republican Leader John Shimkus (R-IL), Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican...

Press Release

Letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Supporting 5G Upgrade Order


Excerpt: “During these unprecedented times, connectivity has remained a key component to supporting the economy, providing access to telehealth services, and facilitating distance learning. As the wireless industry continues to make upgrades to its networks, promote competition, and roll out new 5G services, this Order marks the next major step that the Commission can take to promote broadband buildout across our great country.  Reducing unnecessary regulatory burdens to promote broadband deployment is a top priority for Congress, and we urge the Commission to approve this Order at your June...


Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Highlights How Deregulation Can Help with COVID-19 Economic Recovery


Washington, D.C. – As states are beginning to reopen, the federal...

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