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Bipartisan E&C Leaders Write to President Biden in Support of Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s Nomination to the ITU

05.09.2022

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ),  Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Bob Latta (R-OH), and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) wrote to President Biden today in support of Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s nomination to be Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) of the United Nations (UN).

The ITU is the UN agency that specializes in spectrum management, telecommunications technical standards, and improving broadband access in communities across the globe. If confirmed, Bogdan-Martin would be the first woman to lead the...

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Rodgers Statement Urging Biden to Support Lifting Real Barriers to America’s Competitiveness

05.06.2022

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement before President Joe Biden’s expected remarks in Ohio on America’s global competitive edge against China.

“To win the future, we must improve our supply chain security and remove costly regulatory and permitting barriers that are hampering American industries, including our energy sector. Unfortunately, the Biden administration has been dead set on doing the opposite by creating more regulatory barriers and canceling permits for mines and other crucial projects. When the...

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House and Senate Committee Leaders Share Broadband Program Priorities with NTIA

04.26.2022

Washington, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Robert Latta (R-OH), along with U.S. Senators 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 Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information Alan Davidson outlining their priorities for implementation of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA’s) Infrastructure and Jobs Act...

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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.