Communications and Technology

Chairman:  Greg Walden (OR-02)
Jurisdiction: 
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.

Members

Republicans

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)

Democrats

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)

September 8, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives this week will build upon the Energy and Commerce Committee’s strong #RecordOfSuccess by considering nine more committee bills related to energy, health care, and telecommunications. In the 113th Congress, approximately 70 committee bills have passed the House and over two-dozen have been signed into law.

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September 5, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today wrote to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting information and a study related to the commission’s work on potential changes t

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September 5, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: The video marketplace has changed significantly since the implementation of the local market rules and many questions remain regarding how elimination or modification of the rules would impact the marketplace and interested parties.

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September 2, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that the subcommittee will meet on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, to discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s management and spending.

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August 22, 2014 | 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 continued the process of seeking public input ahead of a #CommActUpdate by releasing a

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August 18, 2014 | ICYMI

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Vice Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) last week each hosted Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai in their districts to discuss a number of issues before the FCC.

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