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Communications and Technology

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


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...


Latta: “The Spectrum Coordination Act Will Strengthen Interagency Coordination Between the FCC and NTIA”


Washington, D.C.--Today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader for Communications and Technology, Bob Latta (R-OH), delivered remarks during a Committee markup of two bipartisan bills on improving spectrum policy and data mapping.  

Highlights and excerpts below: 


“Before I begin my opening remarks, I’d like to congratulate my friend and colleague, Chairman Doyle, for his upcoming retirement. It is almost hard to believe we have worked together on this subcommittee for nearly 3 years already, and I have always appreciated your focus to ensuring this subcommittee runs...

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Leader Rodgers Remarks on Bipartisan Bills to Improve Data Mapping and Interagency Spectrum Coordination


Washington, D.C.--Today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered remarks during the markup of two bipartisan bills to improve data mapping and interagency spectrum coordination. 

Highlights and excerpts below.  


“Today we will be considering two bills from our recent legislative hearing that have bipartisan support. 

“This committee has a rich history of bipartisanship, especially in the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. We have historically held educational hearings on spectrum management, robocalls, and broadband mapping, and hope that we can get back to that...

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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.