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Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology (117th Congress)


Republican Committee Leaders Ask Administration for Detailed Accounting on Broadband Programs

12.23.2021

Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Oversight and Reform Republican Leader James Comer (R-KY), and Appropriations Committee Republican Leader Kay Granger (R-TX) led a series of broadband oversight letters with Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Agriculture Committee Republican Leader Glenn Thompson (R-PA). The committee leaders sent letters to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and the U.S. Department...

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Committee Leaders Question FCC After Findings Reveal Fraudulent Enrollment in Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

12.13.2021

Washington, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), along with U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MS), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and John Thune (R-SD), ranking member of the Subcommittee on Communications, Media, and Broadband, today sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel seeking information about the agency’s response after the FCC Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that broadband providers have been fraudulently...

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E&C Republicans Demand Oversight of Democrats’ Unprecedented, Partisan FCC Funding

11.19.2021

Washington, D.C.--Today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH) sent a letter to Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Subcommittee Chairman Michael Doyle (D-PA) urging them to hold a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing to address the unprecedented influx of funding to the commission.  

Excerpts and highlights from the letter to Committee Democrats: 

“We write to follow up on the letter we sent to you on May 24th requesting that you hold a hearing to review...

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