International Respect for Broadcasting Spectrum

Last week in Geneva, Switzerland, representatives of nation-states from around the world tipped their hat to the significance of over-the-air television broadcasting.

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Federal Court Upholds Constitutionality of Maryland Cross Memorial

On Monday, a federal court upheld the constitutionality of a veterans memorial in the face of a challenge from the American Humanist Association.

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House Attention to FCC

Members of Congress this week had an opportunity to weigh in on the workings of the Federal Communications Commission.

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Pew Releases Poll on International Adherence to Free Expression

The Pew Research Center this week released polling information from 38 nations on the importance of such values as free speech, religious liberty, and Internet freedom.

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New Resource for Marriage and Religion Research

Last month at the World Congress of Families, Dr. Patrick Fagan, Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute (MARRI), unveiled a new resource for...

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A Champion for Values to Retire from Congress

A longtime champion for the values of faith, freedom, and the sanctity of human life recently announced that he will retire from Congress at the end of next year.

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Members of Congress Rise to Defend Coach

After an assistant high school football coach in the Bremerton, Washington was suspended from his duties because he chose to pray after football games, dozens of Members of Congress rose to his defense.

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Commissioner Up for Re-Confirmation

Last week, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel testified before the Senate Commerce Committee as the panel considered her for a new five-year term at the Commission.

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Houston Voters Strike Down Gender Identity Ordinance

On Tuesday, voters had a chance to decide the fate of numerous state and local candidate and issue campaigns.

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Net Neutrality Rider May Not Advance in Final Spending Bill

Earlier this year, Republicans on the Senate and House Appropriations Committees successfully incorporated a directive in their government-funding bills that would prohibit the implementation of the FCC’s controversial net neutrality order.

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NRB Welcomes AM Revitalization Effort

An FCC proceeding of great interest to NRB advanced in recent days. Earlier this year, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler had indicated his interest in advancing the agency’s “Revitalization of the AM Radio Service” proceeding...

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Congressman Paul Ryan Elected Speaker of the House

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) this week was elected as the 54th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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International Religious Freedom Report Highlights Terrorism

The U.S. State Department recently released its annual International Religious Freedom report and focused attention on terrorism as a growing threat in this realm.

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Net Neutrality Moving Again to Forefront

Next week, Congressmen with seats on the Communications and Technology Subcommittee will have an opportunity to battle again over the FCC’s controversial net neutrality order during...

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Leading Senator Pushes Against FCC Exclusivity Plan

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), who may well become the Senate Democrat Leader in the next Congress, sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler last week urging him to reverse course on a move to eliminate network non­duplication and syndication exclusivity rules.

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Senator Roy Blunt Receives NRB Faith & Freedom Award

At its annual Capitol Hill Media Summit this week, NRB presented the 2015 Faith & Freedom Award to Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO).

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