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FCC Seeks Comment on Eliminating Outdated Unbundling Requirements on November 22, 2019 - News Release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

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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Articles of Interest 

FCC Votes To Advance Proposal To Allow All-Digital AM

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (MB Docket Nos. 19-311, 13-249) asks the industry to share its insights...

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CA Raided 'Teen Rescue', Trying to Close Christian Boarding School

The state wants to re-label the school as a "community care facility" and put it under heavy regulation by the Department of Social Services.

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New Bill Would Narrow STELAR’s Reach

Congress continues to search for a solution to the STELAR debate, with a new bill now circulating...

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Pai Announces Public Auction for C-Band Spectrum

FCC will run auction that will sell 280 MHz for the development of 5G.

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Sen. Hawley Introduces Big Tech Security Bill

Hawley Bill in the wake of a hearing two weeks ago on Big Tech and its ties to China, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) has introduced...

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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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