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Rockefeller Attacks FCC, Calls for Change

Public Safety, States, Universal Service August 4th, 2010

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2010 –Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) attributed the aftermath of the Big Branch Explosion in West Virginia to “a troubling lack of communications facilities in our rural communities.” The cause of this void, Rockefeller argued, was the Federal Communications Commission’s model for reaching universal service.

Senators Snowe and Rockefeller Applaud Passage of Cybersecurity Bill

Broadband's Impact June 15th, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2010 – In response to the passage of a bill bolstering Federal Cybersecurity policy by Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Susan Collins (R-ME), Sens. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) released a statement today extolling the benefits of the proposed bill.

Rockefeller, Snowe Praise Obama Cybersecurity Pick

Broadband's Impact December 22nd, 2009

WASHINGTON, December 22, 2009 – Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller, D-W.V. and Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, praised President Obama’s selection of former Bush administration official Howard Schmidt to be the administration’s new Cybersecurity coordinator.

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