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Rep. Culberson to Block FCC Internet Regulation

FCC, Net Neutrality June 10th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2010- Texas Republican John Culberson has submitted an amendment to the House Financial Services Appropriations which would block the FCC from regulating the internet. The amendment would prevent the FCC from spending any money on Chairmen Genachowski’s Third Way proposal. Culberson has stated that only Congress has the authority to reclassify broadband, a theme which was echoed in a speech given by Commissioner Baker at the Broadband Policy Summit. This method of blocking FCC action by limiting their use of funds is also being proposed by his Senate colleague and fellow Republican Kay Baily Hutchinson.

Wireless Can Solve 'Last Mile' Competition Problem, McDowell Tells Senators

FCC, National Broadband Plan June 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2009 – Robust competition and expanded wireless services will be fundamental pieces of the Federal Communications Commission’s national broadband plan, Commissioner Robert McDowell told members of the Senate Commerce Committee Tuesday. McDowell appeared before the committee as it considered his nomination for a second term on the agency.

Genachowski Well Qualified for 'Daunting, Awesome, Fearsome' Task at FCC

FCC, National Broadband Plan June 16th, 2009

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2009 – While decrying years of poor stewardship under former FCC chairman Kevin Martin, the Senate Commerce Committee looks poised to approve Julius Genachowski as President Obama’s choice to be the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

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