Republicans push Senate on Internet tax ban

July 21, 2014

Two top Republicans in the tech arena are pushing the Senate to pass a bill that would permanently ban state and local taxes on Internet access. In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal Thursday, Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee, and Ajit Pai, a Republican on the Federal Communications Commission, urged the Senate to move quickly on a House-passed bill that would permanently ban taxes on Internet access.


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