WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) on Friday sent the following letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn regarding the Universal Service Fund (USF) and proposals to expand the program. The USF, funded by a charge on consumers’ phone bills, is currently uncapped, leaving it vulnerable to endless expansion at the expense of ratepayers.
Walden Proposes Cap on Universal Service Fund; Consultation with State USF Experts on Expansion ProposalsJuly 15, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and markup schedule for the week of July 15, 2013. Beginning on Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Health will consider ideas for reforming the regulation of drug compounding. Also on Tuesday, the full committee will begin its markup of six important energy, health, and jobs bills.
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) yesterday continued committee efforts to improve transparency, efficiency, and accountability at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today examined legislative proposals to improve transparency, efficiency, and accountability at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy today continued its examination of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) with a focus on “Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of Confidential Business Information, and Innovation.” Today’s hearing built on the subcommittee’s June 13 hearing on TSCA Title I and focused on two key areas of the law: the regulation of new chemicals and the protection of proprietary business information.
Democratic Leader Doubles Down on Effort to Protect Corporate Interests As Millions of Americans Left Vulnerable to Looming Rate ShockJuly 11, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi today doubled down on the administration’s efforts to give corporate interests a one year reprieve from Obamacare’s onerous mandates while leaving millions of Americans vulnerable to suffer the law’s uncertainty and looming rate shock.