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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

November 1, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Deactivates Disaster Information Reporting for CA Power Shutoffs on November 1, 2019 - Public Notice

November 1, 2019 - Report

CA Power Shutoff Communications Status Report for Nov. 1, 2019 on November 1, 2019 - Report

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November 1, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Launches Rural Tribal Window Webpage and Mapping Tool

October 21, 2019 - Public Notice

CGB Seeks Comment on Effectiveness of its Tribal Engagement Guidance on October 21, 2019 - Public Notice

October 21, 2019 - Statement

Rosenworcel Releases Podcast With Ambassador Grace Koh on October 21, 2019 - Statement

October 18, 2019 - Sunshine

FCC to Hold Open Commission Meeting Friday, October 25, 2019 on October 18, 2019 - Sunshine

October 18, 2019 - Speech

O'Rielly Remarks at NYSBA Broadcast Leadership & Hall of Fame Luncheon on October 18, 2019 - Speech

October 17, 2019 - Speech

Commissioner Starks Remarks to SHLB Conference on October 17, 2019 - Speech

October 17, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Starks on Diversity MOU on October 17, 2019 - Statement

October 17, 2019 - Testimony

Chairman Pai Testimony at Oversight Hearing on Spectrum Auctions on October 17, 2019 - Testimony

October 16, 2019 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

FCC Adopts Political File Clarification Order on October 16, 2019 - Memorandum Opinion and Order

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October 16, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Starks on the Sprint/T-Mobile Transaction on October 16, 2019 - Statement

October 16, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Carr Applauds Tower Climber Program for 5G Workforce on October 16, 2019 - Statement

October 16, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Statement On T-Mobile/Sprint Merger on October 16, 2019 - Statement

October 15, 2019 - News Release

Commissioner Carr Announces Ben Arden as Acting Media Advisor on October 15, 2019 - News Release

October 11, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Schedules Meeting of Diversity & Digital Empowerment Committee

October 10, 2019 - News Release

FCC Authorizes Over $61.8 Million in Funding for Rural Broadband on October 10, 2019 - News Release

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October 4, 2019 - News Release

What They're Saying About the Court Victory on Internet Regulation

October 3, 2019 - News Release

Rosenworcel Releases Podcast Episode w/Girl Scouts CEO Sylvia Acevedo on October 3, 2019 - News Release

October 3, 2019 - News Release

Carr Recognizes Tower Techs Brandon and Ammon on October 3, 2019 - News Release

October 2, 2019 - Speech

Commissioner Brendan Carr at the WIA Foundation Awards on October 2, 2019 - Speech

October 2, 2019 - Speech

Comm. O'Rielly Remarks at FCBA Young Lawyers Committee USF Seminar on October 2, 2019 - Speech

October 2, 2019 - Public Notice

Auction 101 Long-Form Applications Granted on October 2, 2019 - Public Notice

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October 1, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Starks Statement on Net Neutrality Court Decision on October 1, 2019 - Statement

October 1, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Carr Statement on DC Circuit Decision on Internet Freedom on October 1, 2019 - Statement

October 1, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner O'Rielly Statement on Net Neutrality Decision on October 1, 2019 - Statement

October 1, 2019 - Statement

Commissioner Rosenworcel on Net Neutrality Decision on October 1, 2019 - Statement

October 1, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai Statement on Victory in D.C. Circuit on October 1, 2019 - Statement

September 30, 2019 - Report and Order

FCC Invests $950 Million to Improve Broadband in Puerto Rico, USVI on September 30, 2019 - Report and Order

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September 30, 2019 - News Release

Chairman Pai Appoints Evan Swarztrauber As Policy Advisor on September 30, 2019 - News Release

September 27, 2019 - Report and Order

FCC Adopts Reforms to Further Reduce Access Arbitrage on September 27, 2019 - Report and Order

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September 27, 2019 - Speech

Rosenworcel Remarks at NIST Communications Tech Lab Innovator Series on September 27, 2019 - Speech

September 27, 2019 - Report and Order

FCC Modernizes Rules for Satellite TV Service on September 27, 2019 - Report and Order

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September 27, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Seeks Comment on Bidding Procedures for PALs in 3.5 GHz Auction on September 27, 2019 - Public Notice

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September 26, 2019 - FNPRM

FCC Proposes Streamlined Public Notice Rules for Broadcasters on September 26, 2019 - FNPRM

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September 5, 2019 - News Release

Rosenworcel Releases Podcast with NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins on September 5, 2019 - News Release

September 4, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Extends Disaster Reporting for Hurricane Dorian to GA, NC, & SC on September 4, 2019 - Public Notice

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September 4, 2019 - Letter

O'Rielly Letter to Mitch Glazier, Chairman/CEO, RIAA, Re: Payola on September 4, 2019 - Letter

September 4, 2019 - Letter

O'Rielly Letter to USVI Edu & Workforce Development Cmte Re: 911 Fees on September 4, 2019 - Letter

September 4, 2019 - Public Notice

Hurricane Dorian Communications Status Report for September 4, 2019 on September 4, 2019 - Public Notice

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September 4, 2019 - News Release

Pai Proposes $950 Million for Broadband in Puerto Rico, U.S.V.I.

September 3, 2019 - News Release

Carr to Visit South Dakota for Field Hearing with Senator Thune on September 3, 2019 - News Release

September 3, 2019 - Public Notice

Hurricane Dorian Communications Status Report for September 3, 2019 on September 3, 2019 - Public Notice

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September 3, 2019 - News Release

FCC Announces Staff Changes in Office of General Counsel on September 3, 2019 - News Release

September 2, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai Issues Update on Hurricane Dorian Preparation Efforts on September 2, 2019 - Statement

September 2, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Activates Disaster Reporting for Hurricane Dorian in Florida on September 2, 2019 - Public Notice

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August 20, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Extends Nominations Deadline for Native Nations Task Force on August 20, 2019 - Public Notice

August 19, 2019 - News Release

Commissioner Starks Visits New Mexico Tribal Communities on August 19, 2019 - News Release

August 19, 2019 - News Release

FCC Issues Report on CenturyLink Network Outage on August 19, 2019 - News Release

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August 16, 2019 - Public Notice

FCC Announces Agenda for Next Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting on August 16, 2019 - Public Notice

August 15, 2019 - News Release

FCC Settles Investigations Into Misuse of Emergency Alert Tones on August 15, 2019 - News Release

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August 15, 2019 - Speech

Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at 23rd TDI Biennial Conference on August 15, 2019 - Speech

August 15, 2019 - News Release

FCC Staff Recommends 3-Digit Number for Suicide Prevention Hotline on August 15, 2019 - News Release

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August 14, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Caller ID Authentication Progress on August 14, 2019 - Statement

August 14, 2019 - Speech

Commissioner Rosenworcel Remarks at Public Safety Conference & Expo on August 14, 2019 - Speech

August 14, 2019 - News Release

Chairman Pai Recommends Approving T-Mobile/Sprint Merger on August 14, 2019 - News Release

August 13, 2019 - News Release

FCC Reaches $550,000 Cramming Settlement with CenturyLink on August 13, 2019 - News Release

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August 13, 2019 - Speech

Chairman Pai Remarks at Public Safety Communications Conference on August 13, 2019 - Speech

August 12, 2019 - Statement

Chairman Pai on Launch of Fraud Division in Enforcement Bureau on August 12, 2019 - Statement

August 12, 2019 - News Release

FCC Authorizes $16.2 Million In Broadband Funding In Upstate New York on August 12, 2019 - News Release

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August 12, 2019 - News Release

FCC Authorizes $121 Million In Rural Broadband Funding In 16 States on August 12, 2019 - News Release

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Articles of Interest 

Family Radio selling stations, moving headquarters to Nashville

Family Radio, the theologically conservative radio station...

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Full-Power Radio Fears New Interference Problems From Proposed LPFM Changes

Broadcasters are feeling both concern and hope for potential opportunities over a proposal the Federal Communications Commission is considering...

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FCC To Hold Symposium on Radio and TV Industry

The FCC announced on Friday that it will be hosting a symposium on the state of the broadcast industry on November 21.

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Sen. Graham Proposes STELAR Sunset Transition Plan

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which shares jurisdiction over the issue with Commerce...

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Russia Introduces Internet Censorship

The first mention of the creation of an independent web space in Russia appeared in February.

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New York Passes Law Prohibiting Churches, Non-Profits from Supporting Political Candidates

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill into law that prohibits churches and other nonprofits from campaigning...

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Spanish Christian And Bible Teaching Stations To Debut In East Texas

Christian broadcaster Educational Radio Foundation of East Texas plans to debut two new radio stations...

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FCC Accepts Applications for 28 GHz, 24 GHz Spectrum Licenses

The FCC has accepted the initial license applications for the winners in its 28 GHz and 24 GHz millimeter-wave spectrum auctions...

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Dorsey: Twitter Will Ban Political Ads

Twitter is banning political ads on the platform, a move that has drawn a lot of attention, not all of it laudatory.

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Oregon GOP Rep. Greg Walden won't seek reelection

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee...

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VHF Regulatory Fee Comment Deadline Set By FCC

Comments on if/how fees should be lowered due Nov. 22.

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Congress Proposes Bipartisan Bill Requiring C-Band Auction

The bill officially calls for the FCC to hold a public auction of C-band spectrum; allows for no less than 200 MHz and no more than 300 MHz...

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FCC Targets World War Two-Era Antenna Rules In Latest Media Modernization Push.

A rule dating to World War II when the Federal Communications Commission was doing its part to conserve resources...

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FCC: LPTVs Have No Satellite Carriage Rights

The FCC's Media Bureau says, flatly, that LPTVs have no must-carry rights to satellite TV carriage.

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FCC's O'Rielly: Time to Define Interconnected VoIP as Info Service

FCC commissioner Michael O'Rielly says it is time the FCC finally weighed in on...

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'From His Heart' | Local pastor expands ministry to Sirius/XM radio program

Pastor Jeff Schreve, senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Texarkana who serves a congregation of more than 4,500, now has a reach far beyond...

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‘No Safe Spaces’ Film Featuring Dennis Prager Premieres Today As PragerU Goes to Court

Host of a nationally syndicated talk show, Torah teacher, and best-selling author, Prager and his team...

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Senate Takes Long Look at STELAR

The Senate took a wide look and a deep dive into the issues surrounding STELAR renewal Wednesday...

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Twitter removes more than half of abusive tweets automatically

Twitter now removes half of tweets containing abusive content automatically without relying on content moderators or users reporting them.

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DJKM Appeals Its Defamation Lawsuit Against SPLC

D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM), a Christian media ministry founded in 1974 by the late Dr. D. James Kennedy as Coral Ridge Ministries...

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New Bill Would Mandate Social Media Data Portability

The Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service Switching (ACCESS) Act would require the largest platforms...

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Facebook Investigation Widens

The investigation by states into Facebook has "vastly expanded," according to one of the attorneys general leading that effort...

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New FM Construction Permit Auction Set for April 2020

Auction 106 will offer 130 construction permits for FM broadcast allotments, including 34 permits that were either...

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Rural Groups Oppose STELAR Reauthorization

Speaking on behalf of a number of organizations representing the interests of thousands of rural residents...

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Dr. Tony Evans Marks 50 Years of Pastoral Ministry with Launch of Groundbreaking Bible Commentary and Study Bible

Dr. Tony Evans, celebrating 50 years of pastoral ministry, is one of America’s most respected Evangelical leaders.

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Michael Tedesco New GM Of Portland’s WAY-FM

Chief Operating Officer Lloyd Parker has announced that Michael Tedesco has been named WAY-FM/Portland General Manager.

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CWA Calls on Congress to Renew STELAR

The Communications Workers of America has told Congress it should renew the STELAR law that gives satellite carriers...

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Algeria shuts down 3 churches days after Christians hold sit-in protest

Christians in north-central Algeria were kicked out of their churches Wednesday by police...

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China Destroys Megachurch As Crackdown Continues

Authorities in eastern China have destroyed a megachurch and detained its pastors this weekend in an “escalation of religious persecution...

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The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s autonomy

At issue is whether the bureau’s director has too much protection from being fired by the president.

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