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16 Congressmen Tell FCC Chairman To Stop Working On 'Fairness Doctrine 2.0'

December 12, 2013

Sixteen members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, including Chairman FRED UPTON (R-TX) and Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology GREG WALDEN (R-OR), sent a letter to FCC Chairman TOM WHEELER on TUESDAY (12/10) asking him to stop a move by the agency to conduct a field study (the "Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs," announced on NOVEMBER 1st) that the legislators fear would lead to the restoration of the Fairness Doctrine.

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