Bipartisan vote confirms Davidson atop the Commerce Department agency. It has a large pile of money to spend on broadband.
The committee did not raise Gigi Sohn’s nomination during its meeting.
A bill introduced this month requires the FCC to investigate the need to expand base of Universal Service Fund.
Republican senators can tolerate FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, but not Commissioner-nominee Gigi Sohn, says Politico.
Congress should invest in wireless and wired broadband to provide resilient, affordable broadband.
Now is the time in Congress for all good (and bad) broadband bills to be introduced.
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The Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday advanced the E-SIGN Modernization Act of 2020 and the Government Spectrum Valuation Act of […]
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After wide bipartisan acknowledgement that broadband map currently being used by the Federal Communications Commission is wildly inaccurate, Sen. Roger […]
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