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Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology (117th Congress)


Leader Latta Opening Remarks in Communication And Technology Subcommittee Hearing

10.06.2021

Washington, D.C. — Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader for Communications and Technology Bob Latta (R-OH) delivered remarks today at a hearing on strengthening America’s communications networks to meet consumers’ needs and close the digital divide.

Excerpts and highlights from his prepared remarks:

DEMOCRATS’ MISSED OPPORTUNITIES TO LEAD

“It has been nearly 100 days since this subcommittee has held a hearing, and I am glad we are back to discuss some important issues within the communications and technology jurisdiction.

“For over a decade, expanding broadband access has been a shared, bipartisan goal.

“We have enacted landmark legislation to...

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Democrats’ Build More Inflation Act Advances Dangerous DEFUND THE POLICE and CRT Agendas

09.13.2021

BREAKING: Democrats are advancing their radical, extreme DEFUND THE POLICE and CRT in Speaker Pelosi’s grand socialist agenda called the Build More Inflation Act. Their tax and spending spree won’t just make inflation worse and make families stretch their budgets even further. Their wish list of liberal spending also pushes their radical agenda to transform America.

POLICE: Crime rates are surging—and Democrats across the country want to DEFUND THE POLICE. They refuse to stand up to radical extremists disrespecting our law enforcement and making our communities less safe.

Tonight, Rep. Bill...

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E&C Republican Leaders Release Statement on T-Mobile Data Breach

08.19.2021

Washington D.C. — Today, Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), and Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) released the following statement regarding the data breach and theft of personal information from T-Mobile current and potential customers:

“The T-Mobile data breach is of serious concern. While we have more to learn to determine how this breach happened and its potential wide-ranging consequences, we urge all companies to do everything they can to safeguard and protect American’s personal information. Last month, the Energy and Commerce Committee advanced bipartisan legislation to promote cybersecurity information sharing and vulnerability disclosures...

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