Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

As promised, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has ushered the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to a final vote on confirmation today.

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Agency Heads Move to Curtail Privacy Critics

President Donald Trump this week signed into law a congressional joint resolution nullifying a broadband privacy order pushed through the FCC last fall by former Chairman Tom Wheeler.

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Senators Push for Executive Action on Religious Freedom

Eighteen senators this week called on President Donald Trump to issue “without delay” an executive order requiring federal agencies to respect religious freedom.

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Members of Congress Weigh in for Compassion in India

Last month more than a hundred Members of Congress sent a letter to the Indian government urging it to allow Compassion International to continue its work serving children in need in that country.

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FCC Readies Charitable Giving Order for Action

This week FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated to his fellow commissioners a draft order that would finalize an NRB-inspired idea to aid charitable activity.

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Performance Tax Bill Re-Introduced

Several key Members of Congress are once again pushing for legislation that would benefit record labels by creating a new terrestrial radio performance right, which would be...

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New U.S. Ambassador to Israel

This week there was much support expressed for Israel in the nation’s capital. At the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference...

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Bill Requiring Congressional Approval of Copyright Head Advanced

This week the House Judiciary Committee voted overwhelmingly to advance the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act...

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Senate Democrats to Attempt Filibuster of Gorsuch

One day after Judge Neil Gorsuch completed his marathon three days of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Democrats signaled they would attempt to filibuster his nomination.

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Change to Trump Administration Marks ‘New Day’ With FCC, Legal Experts Tell Christian Broadcasters

It is a “new day” in Washington, D.C., for broadcasters, legal experts said at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando.

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Wyoming Judge Censured for Marriage Beliefs

The Wyoming Supreme Court had mixed news this month for a municipal court judge who had expressed a personal religious belief about marriage to a reporter.

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FCC Moves to Expand Channel Sharing Options

The FCC voted Thursday to build on its past allowances for channel sharing among TV broadcasters by creating new options for sharing outside the framework of the soon-concluding spectrum auction.

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Genocide Declaration – One Year Later

Exactly one year ago today, former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, meeting a congressionally-mandated deadline, announced that the State Department had determined...

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Prayer Caucus Founder Urges Engagement on Religious Freedom

A longtime religious liberty champion recently urged on NRB members in the battle to defend First Amendment freedom.

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Hearing on Supreme Court Nominee Next Week

Beginning Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will begin its formal review of President Donald Trump ‘s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to be the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

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FCC Chief Re-Affirms Commitment to First Amendment Freedoms

One day after President Donald Trump re-nominated FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to a second term, Pai and Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael O’Rielly sat before the Senate Commerce Committee in a broad oversight hearing.

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