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Republicans push plan in net neutrality debate

The two hearings, one in the House and one in the Senate, both addressed the Republican proposal, which would create new rules for so-called net neutrality...

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Booker To Introduce Bill Backing Muni Broadband

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is reportedly introducing a bill Thursday that would prevent state laws that limit the...

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Senate Judiciary Names Leadership

The Senate Judiciary Committee, which shares jurisdiction with Commerce on some communications related matters...

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GOP Unveils Net Neutrality Bill That Limits FCC's Power Over Broadband

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have unveiled legislation that would require broadband providers to follow some...

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“Bipartisan” bill would save Internet providers from utility rules

US Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) yesterday filed what his press release called "bipartisan legislation to keep [the] Internet open [and] accessible."

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Heinrich Co-Sponsors Landmark Net Neutrality Legislation

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is co-sponsoring net neutrality legislation that would help prevent the...

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Senate Dems demand net neutrality protections

Senate Democrats urged Republicans to “preserve net neutrality principles” in the 114th Congress. “To the extent that any Communications Act reforms...

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STELAR Becomes Law

Though not a big surprise, the President has signed the new STELAR satellite compulsory license bill, making it the official law of the land...

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D.C. Considers Bill That Could Force Pro-Life Organizations to Pay for Abortion Coverage

Today, the Council of the District of Columbia will consider a bill that could force employers in the nation’s capital to cover elective abortions...

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National nondiscrimination law

A new report by the Center for American Progress prompted renewed calls for legislation to protect the LGBT community from discrimination...

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