Thune, Issa Push for Freedom of (Reviewer) Speech Online

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) have taken to the blogosphere to call for House passage of their Consumer Review Freedom Act...

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Eshoo: FCC Should Not Regulate ISP Rates

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), ranking member of the House Communications Subcommittee, says she is not for the FCC regulating the monthly rate...

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Broadband Bills Get Bipartisan Disagreement

Members on both sides of aisle in the House Communications Subcommittee appear to be in agreement that the FCC should not regulate...

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Setback for online sales tax effort

Lawmakers and industry groups who support online sales tax legislation are hopeful that they can get it passed despite a setback in Congress.

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Witnesses Set for House Communications Hearing

The House Communications Subcommittee has named the witnesses for a Jan. 12 hearing on four communications-related bills...

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House Passes Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood, Sends to President Obama

The House passed a bill late Wednesday that makes major changes to the Affordable Care Act and defunds Planned Parenthood for at least one year...

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Dem's bill gives FCC deadline for spectrum plan

Draft legislation hailed by the broadcasting industry would give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) a five-month deadline...

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New Bill Would Block ISP Rate Regs

The House Communications Subcommittee will try to revive an effort through a new bill, H.R. 2666, the No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act...

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House Passes Emergency Information Improvement Act

The House of Representatives last week approved the legislation that would make nonprofit public broadcasters eligible for federal assistance...

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Budget Bill Passes House With JSA-Grandfathering Rider

The House has passed a massive ($1 trillion-plus) spending bill package that will keep the government open and funded and, much to broadcasters liking, keep the FCC from requiring joint sales agreements...

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