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)

February 19, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday launched an investigation into the deliberative process of the Federal Communications Commission.

February 18, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: As you know, we have had longstanding concerns with the fairness, openness, and transparency of several of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) administrative and rulemaking processes under your leadership.

February 18, 2015 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “The Uncertain Future of the Internet.”

February 12, 2015 | ICYMI

Last month, House and Senate Republicans put forward draft legislation to protect a free and open Internet.

February 10, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today welcomed the Senate introduction of the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act, authored by Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV).

February 5, 2015 | ICYMI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) responded to a report in today’s Wall Street Journal that chronicles the White House’s meddling in Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s efforts on net neutrality.