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.
Republican interests in the Senate squashed cyber reporting requirements in a bipartisan draft of the bill.
April 8, 2021 – President Joe Biden wants America to think more broadly about what infrastructure means, countering Republican criticism […]
Hours after blocking legislation to increase direct payments in the coronavirus stimulus legislation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday […]
In 2016, political ad spending hit $1.1 billion and it is projected to hit $2.7 billion in 2020, according to […]
December 11, 2020 – Last week we began our broad overview of the Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act, sweeping […]
December 2, 2020 – As House GOP leaders ask the Government Accountability Office to audit the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
Harold Feld, senior vice president of Public Knowledge, called for Democratic members of the Federal Communications Commission to fight Republican […]
December 9, 2020 — The Senate on Wednesday voted 49-46, along party lines, to confirm the appointment of President Donald […]
September 20, 2020 – Sens. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, and Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, argued that the fastest way to close […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., revealed his two-month awaited proposal for a coronavirus relief bill Monday. McConnell said he […]
July 10, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic has created an environment that is highly vulnerable to nefarious actors, said Rep. […]
“There is no better way to stimulate our economy and create millions of good paying jobs than to modernize our […]
June 30, 2020 — “Broadband has got to be the order of the day, going forward,” said Rep. James Clyburn, […]
May 29, 2020 — A slew of bills addressing broadband concerns during the coronavirus pandemic have been proposed, but partisan […]
WASHINGTON, June 12, 2019 – A trio of Democratic senators on Tuesday called for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to […]
May 31, 2019 – Verizon Wireless’ slowdown of the Santa Clara County Fire Department’s data plan had a “significant impact” […]
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2019 – The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to approve legislation restoring network neutrality rules which […]
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2018 — The absence of Arizona Senator John McCain (R) from the Senate means Democrats appear to have […]
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2018 — The strong network neutrality rules put in place during the Obama administration’s final months will […]
WASHINGTON, June 6, 2017 — Despite giving this week the title of “Infrastructure Week” at the White House, President Donald […]
WASHINGTON, February 13, 2009 – Broadband service providers can breathe a sigh of relief as the economic stimulus package -- with the provisions for high-speed internet...