Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology

Democratic Leadership’s Partisan Approach to Controlling the Internet – It’s Not Going Well.


WASHINGTON, DC – At a hearing yesterday at the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on reviving net neutrality...


Democrats’ Partisan Approach to Preserving an Open Internet is Not the Answer


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) will deliver the following opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on "Legislating to Safeguard the Free and Open Internet."

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Thank you and welcome to our witnesses, especially our sole Republican witness Mr. McDowell, a former commissioner of the FCC.

A permanent, legislative solution produced in good faith with our Democratic colleagues is the only way to protect consumers, innovation, and an open internet. I have repeatedly called...

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Walden, Latta, & Rodgers on Democrats’ Net Neutrality Legislation


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH), and Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after Democrats introduced their net neutrality legislation:

"Republicans and Democrats agree, a free and open internet is fundamental to our society," Walden, Latta, and Rodgers said. "Right now, without Title II, the internet remains a key driver of economic growth. Let’s come together to ensure that continues, because all sides want a...

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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.