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November 17, 2017

 - Report and Order

FCC Adopts Rules to Help Block Illegal Robocalls

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November 2, 2017

 - Statement

Commr Rosenworcel on Introduction of Next Generation 9-1-1 Act

November 1, 2017

 - Order on Reconsideration

Wireless Emergency Alert Rules Reaffirmed for Nationwide Carriers

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November 1, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Nov. 1

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November 1, 2017

 - Speech

Commr Rosenworcel Remarks Before Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition

November 1, 2017

 - Speech

Commr Clyburn Remarks before the Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition

October 31, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 31

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October 30, 2017

 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

FCC Approves CenturyLink-Level 3 Transaction

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October 30, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Fines Securus $1.7M, Resolving Investigation Over Misleading Info

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October 30, 2017

 - Order

FCC Delivers Emergency Aid to Hurricane-Stricken Schools and Libraries

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October 30, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Chairman Pai Names Ashley Boizelle As Deputy General Counsel

October 30, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 30

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October 30, 2017

 - News Release

Commissioner Rosenworcel Announces New Staff

October 29, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 29

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October 28, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 28

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October 27, 2017

 - Statement

Commissioner Clyburn Statement on FCC Majority's Lifeline Proposal

October 27, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 27

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October 27, 2017

 - Decision

Joint Board on Separations Issues Recommended Decision on Part 36

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October 27, 2017

 - Testimony

Commissioner O'Rielly Testimony Before the House Oversight Hearing

October 26, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for November Open Meeting

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October 26, 2017

 - Report and Order

Report & Order Updating Hearing Aid Compatibility Rules

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October 26, 2017

 - Testimony

Commissioner Rosenworcel Testimony before House Oversight Hearing

October 26, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 26

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October 26, 2017

 - Testimony

Chairman Pai Testimony Before House Oversight Hearing

October 26, 2017

 - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FCC Seeks Comment on Moving Toward Nationwide Number Portability

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October 26, 2017

 - Testimony

Commissioner Carr Testimony before House Oversight Hearing

October 26, 2017

 - Speech

Commissioner Carr Remarks at the CCA Annual Convention

October 26, 2017

 - Testimony

Commissioner Clyburn Testimony before House Oversight Hearing

October 25, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 25

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October 25, 2017

 - Statement

Chmn. Pai Proposes Order Aiding Hurricane-Affected Schools, Libraries

October 24, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 24

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October 24, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Proposes to Reduce Broadcaster Reporting Requirements

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October 24, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Eliminates Main Studio Rule

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October 24, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Streamlines Part 43 International Reporting Requirements

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October 24, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Improves Phone Accessibility for People with Hearing Loss

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October 24, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Moves to Promote Investment in 3.5 GHz Band

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October 24, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Seeks Comment on Moving Toward Nationwide Number Portability

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October 24, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Approves New Rules To Aid in Tracking Threatening Phone Calls

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October 23, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 23

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October 23, 2017

 - Speech

Remarks of Commissioner Clyburn at the Accessibility Innovations Expo

October 23, 2017

 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on Speed Act

October 22, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 22

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October 21, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 21

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October 20, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 20

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October 19, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 19

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October 19, 2017

 - Public Notice

CSRIC Meeting Scheduled for Oct. 26

October 19, 2017

 - News Release

Chairman Pai Announces New FCC General Counsel

October 18, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 18

October 18, 2017

 - Speech

Comm. O'Rielly Remarks before the New Jersey Wireless Association

October 17, 2017

 - News Release

FCC Settles New York City E-Rate Investigation With Verizon

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October 17, 2017

 - Sunshine

FCC To Hold Open Commission Meeting Tuesday, October 24, 2017

October 17, 2017

 - Report

Hurricane Maria Communications Status Report for Oct. 17

October 17, 2017

 - Speech

Remarks of Commissioner Mignon L. Clyburn at The Media Institute


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Articles of Interest 

Operation Christmas Child Delivers Gifts to Children Affected by Hurricane Irma

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University Fights Discrimination Case at Canada's Top Court

A Christian university in Canada is being told not to go ahead with creating a law school because if...

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FCC Retires Two Forms As It Moves To New Filing System

The Federal Communications Commission has announced a retirement that will impact every radio and television station.

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Russ Busby, Longtime Billy Graham Photographer, Passes Away

Russ Busby, who spent six decades traveling the world as evangelist Billy Graham's photographer, passed away yesterday at his son's home...

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Pai Rejects Calls To Skip Planned Votes On Media Rules

Thursday promises to be one of the more heated of monthly meetings at the Federal Communications Commission since Ajit Pai was named chairman.

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YouTube broadens effort to remove extremist videos

YouTube is expanding its crackdown on extremist videos by now removing content that does not show violence...

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Organizations team up to bring solar power to Caribbean

A charity founded by Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson is teaming up with the...

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FCC Gives Thumbs Up to CBS, Entercom Deal

The anticipated merger between CBS Radio and Entercom is one step closer to reality after the Federal Communications Commission...

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No Ad Tax Included In Current Senate Overhaul Proposal

The two sides of the Capitol may have different ideas about how the U.S. tax code should be overhauled.

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SCOTUS Takes Technological Step Forward

Surely but slowly, the Supreme Court is entering the 21st century. The court is making new legal filings available online starting Monday...

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Bott Radio Network Celebrates 55 Years of Service

Bott Radio Network (BRN) --a pioneer in the development of Christian talk radio – marks 55 years of service this month...

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FCC takes aim at media ownership rules

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission will be voting to eliminate a number of restrictions on media ownership.

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Don't let states disrupt Trump administration's 'net neutrality' rollback

Imagine a crazy quilt-like patchwork of state regulations governing the internet – unquestionably, the most border-free platform ever known to humanity.

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President Trump is Filling Federal Courts with Scalia-like Conservative Judges

President Donald Trump could fill the federal bench seats with strict constitutionalists...

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In Communist Vietnam: Churches Growing, Christian Businesses Thriving

Not only is business booming in Vietnam, churches are also flourishing. Thousands of Christians from more than 50 denominations...

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Justice Dept. Looks To Overturn Latest Licensing Decision.

The U.S. Courthouse in Manhattan will be the venue for the next face-off over how music copyright law should be applied.

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House Judiciary Approves USA Liberty Act

The House Judiciary Committee has approved (27 to 8) the USA Liberty Act, which reforms as it reauthorizes Sec. 702...

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Senate Dems Seek Delay of Broadcast Ownership Vote

They want Pai to seek more comment on the proposed changes, which are coming in response to petitions to reconsider the FCC's decision...

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FCC Defends UHF Discount Decision in Court

The FCC has told a federal court that it was reasonable to reinstate the UHF discount immediately while it considers...

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Legendary Evangelist Billy Graham Celebrates 99th Birthday

"Nov. 7 will be a big milestone for my father as he turns 99 and enters his 100th year.

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It's time to put an old cop back on the internet beat

While news reports overflow with examples of the Trump administration pulling back on oversight of business...

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The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association partners with SiriusXM to launch 'The Billy Graham Channel'

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association announced its partnership with SiriusXM for the launch of "The Billy Graham Channel,"

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Egyptian President Meeting with US Evangelicals 'Prophetic' and 'Historic'

For the first time ever, a delegation of Christian evangelicals from the United States met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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Bott Radio Network Expands Christian Talk Radio in Nashville, Tennessee

Bott Radio Network (BRN) expanded its nationwide Christian Talk Radio service with the addition of a new FM radio...

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Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Offer Comfort Following Deadly Attack

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains are on the ground in New York City following Tuesday's terror attack...

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GOP to Repeal Johnson Amendment's Muzzle on Pastors Through Tax Reform

After postponing the release of the long-awaited tax plan by a day, Republicans are finally unveiling the bill.

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FCC Will Open Three-Week Window For New Translator Permits

The effort to process and award FM translators to the scores of broadcast who filed applications during a special window for AM owners...

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Entercom Makes DOJ Happy

The radio landscape across the country will look a whole lot different when the Entercom/CBS merger closes in mid-November.

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Billy Graham Set to Mark 99th Birthday; Son Franklin Gives Update on Health, Plans for 100th Year

World famous evangelist Billy Graham is set to celebrate his 99th birthday on Nov. 7, with son Franklin Graham announcing that...

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November Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters

While November is an odd numbered month in which there are no deadlines for EEO Public File or Mid-term Reports, and it is not the...

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