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March 17, 2020 - News Release

FCC Grants US Cellular Temporary Spectrum Access During Coronavirus

March 17, 2020 - News Release

FCC Waives Lifeline Rules to Help Keep Low-Income Consumers Connected

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March 17, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Pai Commends Broadcasters' Coronavirus Response

March 17, 2020 - Letter

O'Rielly Letter to RUS Administrator Rupe re: ReConnect Program

March 17, 2020 - Public Notice

WCB Releases Preliminary List and Map of RDOF Phase I Eligible Areas

March 16, 2020 - News Release

More Providers Take Chairman Pai's Keep Americans Connected Pledge

March 16, 2020 - News Release

FCC Grants Flexibility to TRS Providers During Coronavirus

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March 16, 2020 - News Release

FCC Authorizes $521,000 to Tribal Broadband Provider for Rural Idaho

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March 15, 2020 - News Release

FCC Grants T-Mobile Temporary Spectrum Access During Coronavirus

March 13, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Pai Welcomes Increase in Rural Health Care Funding

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March 13, 2020 - Statement

Starks Statement On Broadband And Telephone Companies' Pledge

March 13, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Pai Announces Precision Agriculture Task Force Working Groups

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March 13, 2020 - Statement

Rosenworcel on Companies' Pledge: A Good Start, But We Need To Do More

March 13, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Pai Launches the Keep Americans Connected Pledge

March 12, 2020 - News Release

FCC Postpones Forum on 5G Virtualized Radio Access Networks

March 12, 2020 - Statement

Commissioner Starks Statement on the FCC's Response to COVID-19

March 12, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Updated Restrictions On Visitors To Its Facilities

March 12, 2020 - Statement

Chairman Pai on the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act

March 12, 2020 - Statement

Rosenworcel: FCC Must Take Action To Assist With Coronavirus Response

March 12, 2020 - News Release

FCC Concludes Largest Ever Spectrum Auction

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March 12, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Library Invites IT Vendors to Participate in 2020 Open House

March 11, 2020 - News Release

Commissioner Starks and FTC Comm. Slaughter Postpone Field Hearing

March 11, 2020 - Letter

Commissioner O'Rielly Letter to Congressman Mike Quigley

March 11, 2020 - Letter

Comm. O'Rielly 3.11.20 Response to AS Governor Moliga's 2.13.20 Letter

March 11, 2020 - Testimony

Cmr Rosenworcel Testimony Before House Appropriations Committee

March 11, 2020 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly on Final Passage of Broadband Data Act

 
March 10, 2020 - Letter

Comm. O'Rielly Letter to Senator John N. Kennedy

March 10, 2020 - Testimony

Commissioner Stark's Testimony to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

March 10, 2020 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for March Open Meeting

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March 10, 2020 - Testimony

Cmr Rosenworcel Testimony Before Senate Appropriations Committee

March 10, 2020 - Testimony

Commissioner Carr's Testimony to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

March 10, 2020 - Testimony

Chairman Pai Testimony to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

March 9, 2020 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks to the International Association of Firefighters

March 6, 2020 - News Release

Chairman Pai Proposes Mandating STIR/SHAKEN To Combat Robocalls

March 5, 2020 - Order on Reconsideration

FCC Acts on Blanca Petitions to Combat USF Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

March 5, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Announces CSRIC VII March 17 Meeting to be Held Electronically

March 4, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Preventive Measures Related To Coronavirus

March 3, 2020 - Report and Order

FCC Expands Flexible Use of the C-band for 5G

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March 3, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Proposes C-band Auction Procedures

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March 2, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Establishes Procedures for 3.5 GHz Band Auction

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March 2, 2020 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Reviewing Recordkeeping Rules on Cable Operators

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March 2, 2020 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes Promoting Public Safety Through Fed-State Info Sharing

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March 2, 2020 - Public Notice

FCC Proposes Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Auction Procedures

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March 2, 2020 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Proposes Updating White Spaces Rules to Expand Rural Connectivity

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February 28, 2020 - News Release

FCC Proposes Over $200M in Fines for Wireless Location Data Violations

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November 25, 2019 - FNPRM

FCC Helps First Responders Quickly Locate Wireless 911 Callers on November 25, 2019 - FNPRM

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November 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Announces Employee Award Winners on November 22, 2019 - News Release

November 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Ensures Sustainable Funding for IP Captioned Phone Service on November 22, 2019 - News Release

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November 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Proposes Authorizing Voluntary All-Digital AM Broadcasting on November 22, 2019 - News Release

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November 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Seeks Comment on Duplication of Radio Programming Rule on November 22, 2019 - News Release

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November 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Seeks Comment on Eliminating Outdated Unbundling Requirements on November 22, 2019 - News Release

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November 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Proposes New Rules for Removing Bad Actors from FCC Programs on November 22, 2019 - News Release

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November 22, 2019 - News Release

FCC Bars Subsidies for Equipment Posing National Security Threats on November 22, 2019 - News Release

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November 21, 2019 - Speech

Chairman Pai's Speech to Robocall Symposium on November 21, 2019 - Speech

November 21, 2019 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for December Open Meeting on November 21, 2019 - News Release

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November 21, 2019 - News Release

Support for Pai's Plan to Protect Networks from Foreign Threats on November 21, 2019 - News Release

November 21, 2019 - Report

Commissioner Starks Report of the Find It, Fix It, Fund It Workshop

November 20, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Agenda for Next Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting on November 20, 2019 - Public Notice

November 20, 2019 - Speech

Cmr Rosenworcel Remarks at 5G Security Rural Engagement Initiative on November 20, 2019 - Speech

November 20, 2019 - Speech

Chairman Pai's Remarks on New 5.9 GHz Band Proposal on November 20, 2019 - Speech

November 19, 2019 - Order

FCC Partially Grants Lifeline Service Standards Relief on November 19, 2019 - Order

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November 19, 2019 - News Release

Chairman Pai Proposes 988 for National Suicide Prevention Hotline on November 19, 2019 - News Release

November 19, 2019 - Speech

Chairman Pai's Remarks on 988 Code for Suicide Prevention Hotline on November 19, 2019 - Speech

November 19, 2019 - News Release

Pai Announces Members & First Meeting Of Precision Ag Task Force on November 19, 2019 - News Release

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November 18, 2019 - News Release

What They're Saying: Chairman Pai's 911 Location Accuracy Proposal on November 18, 2019 - News Release

November 15, 2019 - Speech

Carr Speech at the Federalist Society on the Gretzky Test on November 15, 2019 - Speech

November 15, 2019 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Friday, November 22, 2019 on November 15, 2019 - Sunshine

November 15, 2019 - Speech

O'Rielly Remarks before Mass Broadcasters' Sound Bites 2019 Event on November 15, 2019 - Speech

November 14, 2019 - Report and Order

FCC Further Strengthens Lifeline Against Waste, Fraud, and Abuse on November 14, 2019 - Report and Order

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November 4, 2019 - News Release

Companies Agree to Pay $575,000 for Multi-State 911 Outage in Aug 2018 on November 4, 2019 - News Release

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November 4, 2019 - Speech

Starks Proposes Data-Driven 10 Year Look-Back of High Cost Program on November 4, 2019 - Speech


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Articles of Interest 

Dan Wooding Promoted to Glory

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FCC Provides Coronavirus-Related Relief for Repack Stations

Phase nine of the FCC's ten-phase post incentive auction repack of TV stations began March 14 with a deadline of May 1.

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Christian Media Convention held in Nashville

U.S. Attorney General William Barr spoke at the NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee...

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FCC’s 2018 Abolition of Main Studio Rules Means Broadcast Studios Do Not Need to Be Open to the Public During Coronavirus Outbreak

We’ve heard that some broadcasters are worried about staffing their main studios and allowing the public to visit the studios...

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The Presidential Prayer Team Announces Launch of Pray First Radio Network

Today, The Presidential Prayer Team has launched its first radio feature from the Pray First Radio Network.

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The normal flu season may be enough to have air personalities on edge in a studio, but the Covid-19 outbreak may be taking that to a whole new level.

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FCC Locks the Front Door as Broadcasters Adapt to a Coronavirus World

The FCC announced this afternoon that “effective immediately, [we] will no longer allow visitors into our facilities, absent special permission...

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Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias says he has bone cancer

Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer.

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Federal Judge Upholds Maine PEG Law

A Maine federal district judge has upheld a state law requiring cable operators to place public educational and government channels...

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Finland: Christian MP faces 2 new investigations for comments on Jesus, homosexuality

Päivi Räsänen, a Member of Parliament since 1995 and former chair of the Christian Democrat Party, wrote a tweet last year questioning the leadership...

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NAB Cancels April Conference Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The event had been set for April 18 to April 22 in Las Vegas. It annually brings together traditional radio and TV broadcasters ...

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Senate Commerce Approves ACCESS BROADBAND Act

The Senate Commerce Committee has approved S. 1046, the Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service...

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TV Must-Carry/Retransmission Consent Elections Must Be Made This Year

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FCC March Meeting to Consider Transmission Regs for NextGen TV

The FCC has announced what will be on the docket during its March Open Commission Meeting. A trio of TV-related issues are set to be discussed.

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Citizens for Free Speech (CFFS) has launched what it calls a "war" on Big Tech

CFFS was founded by author Patrick Wood, who argues that "the dark horse of the New World Order is not Communism, Socialism or Fascism. It is Technocracy."

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House Communications Subcommittee Approves Tax Certificate Bill

The House Communications Subcommittee has agreed on a bill, H.R. 3957, the "Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2019...

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Biden Unveils Vast LGBT Plan Overturning Trump's Religious Liberty Protections

Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping plan for the LGBT community last week, pledging to overturn Trump-era religious liberty policies...

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UN Religion Expert Wants World Religions to Bow to UN Ideology

A United Nations "special expert on freedom of religion" says its time for the world's leading religions to submit...

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China Will Rewrite the Bible to Fit the 'Values of Socialism'

The Communist Party called for a "comprehensive evaluation of the existing religious classics aimed at contents which do not conform to the progress of the times."

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FCC Opens Proceeding to Reinvigorate Opportunities for TV White Space Devices

On February 28, 2020, at its Open Meeting, the FCC voted to commence a rulemaking to examine the rebalancing of many technical rules...

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Twitter expands hateful conduct rules to ban dehumanizing speech around age, disability and now, disease

Last year, Twitter expanded its rules around hate speech to include dehumanizing speech against religious groups.

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Prepare Your Station to Notify the FCC of a Rebroadcast or Prepare to Be Fined

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) ordered an FM translator owner to pay a fine...

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New Bill Would Regulate Online Content Aimed At Kids

The Kids Internet Design and Safety (KIDS) Act, introduced by Sens. Ed Markey (Massachusetts) and Richard Blumenthal (Connecticut)...

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Ark Encounter, Creation Museum chosen as America’s top religious museums

The $100 million Ark Encounter biblical theme park with a life-sized Noah's Ark replica, and its sister institution...

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Senate unanimously approves bill to ban purchase of Huawei equipment with federal funds

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Google defeats conservative group’s YouTube censorship appeal

Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content.

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Jan. 27-Christian Ministry Shows Official State Ceremony of Yom HaShoah to World

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Jack Van Impe dies at 88

Popular TV evangelist Jack Van Impe, who was known for his preaching about the End Times has died at the age of 88.

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SPLC Demands Big Tech Silence Conservatives in the Name of Fighting White Supremacist Terror

In congressional testimony on Wednesday, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) demanded that big tech, donor-advised funds, and government take action...

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Trump Says He Wants to Protect Prayer in Schools

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