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

Chairman: Greg Walden (OR)
Vice Chairman: Bob Latta (OH)
John Shimkus (IL)
Lee Terry (NE)
Mike Rogers (MI)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Steve Scalise (LA)
Leonard Lance (NJ)
Brett Guthrie (KY)
Cory Gardner (CO)
Mike Pompeo (KS)
Adam Kinzinger (IL)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Anna G. Eshoo (CA)
Michael F. Doyle (PA)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Bruce Braley (IA)
Peter Welch (VT)
Ben Ray Lujan (NM)
John D. Dingell (MI)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ)
Bobby L. Rush, (IL)
Diana DeGette (CO)
Jim Matheson (UT)
G.K. Butterfield (NC)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

September 12, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: We urge the commission to ensure that any changes it makes to the UHF discount rule respect the holdings of existing licensees and applications pending at the commission and are only applied prospectively to applications filed after the adoption of a new rule.

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September 11, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep.

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September 10, 2013 | 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 issued the following statement regarding the FCC’s announcement of a voluntary agreement regarding interoperability in the 700 MHz band:

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September 9, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today will vote on legislation to streamline Federal Communications Commission reporting requirements by reducing the number of reports the commission is obligated to produce. Authored by Rep.

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August 28, 2013 | ICYMI

Rep. Cory Gardner: “It’s the people’s dollars that we’re dealing with. None of it should be wasted. In this case, it’s obscene.”

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