Communications and Technology

Chairman:  Greg Walden (OR-02)
Electronic communications, both Interstate and foreign, including voice, video, audio and data, whether transmitted by wire or wirelessly, and whether transmitted by telecommunications, commercial or private mobile service, broadcast, cable, satellite, microwave, or other mode; technology generally; emergency and public safety communications; cybersecurity, privacy, and data security; the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.



Greg Walden (OR), Chairman
Bob Latta (OH), Vice Chairman
John Shimkus (IL)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Steve Scalise (LA)
Leonard Lance (NJ)
Brett Guthrie (KY)
Pete Olson (TX)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Gus Bilirakis (FL)
Bill Johnson (OH)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Chris Collins (NY)
Kevin Cramer (ND)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)


Anna G. Eshoo (CA), Ranking Member
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
Peter Welch (VT)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Yvette D. Clarke (NY)
David Loebsack (IA)
Bobby L. Rush (IL)
Diana DeGette (CO)
G. K. Butterfield (NC)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Jerry McNerney (CA)
Ben Ray Lujan (NM)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

June 12, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today commented on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s decision in NAB v FCC.

June 11, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today issued the following comments following the U.S. District’s Court’s decision rejecting requests for a stay of the Federal Communications Commission’s heavy-handed utility-style rules for the Internet.

June 11, 2015 | Hearing

Hearing Notice

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June 9, 2015 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, June 16 at 2:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Progress Toward a Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.”

June 9, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced an agreement with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to amend the FCC’s plans to close FCC field offices.