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Leader Rodgers Statement on Election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin to Lead the ITU


Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement congratulating Doreen Bogdan-Martin on her successful election to lead the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). 

“ITU members overwhelmingly made the right choice today by electing U.S. candidate Doreen Bogdan-Martin as the first female Secretary-General of the ITU. This is a huge moment for American tech leadership and the future of a free and open internet across the globe. 

“I am confident that in this role Doreen will lead the...

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Leader Rodgers Warns Biden Administration Officials Against Executive Overreach


Abusing Executive Power Undermines Trust in Representative Government

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) sent letters to eight federal agencies under the Committee’s jurisdiction warning the Biden administration not to overstep its constitutionally mandated authorities. Leader Rodgers cited the recent Supreme Court case of West Virginia et al. v. the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which affirmed that the Executive Branch cannot usurp Congress’s Article I power to write the...

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E&C Republican Leaders Demand Big Tech Does More to Stop Illegal Fentanyl Sales on their Platforms


Washington, D.C. —

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Communications and Technology


Electronic communications, both Interstate and foreign, including voice, video, audio and data, whether transmitted by wire or wirelessly, and whether transmitted by telecommunications, commercial or private mobile service, broadcast, cable, satellite, microwave, or other mode; technology generally; emergency and public safety communications; cybersecurity, privacy, and data security; the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.