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 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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August 14, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today announced that it will hold a hearing in September on the legal regimes that regulate the delivery of video content to consumers.

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August 8, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today wrote to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn regarding a provision in the Rail Safety Improveme

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August 8, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: The delay caused by this freeze and the FCC’s environmental and historic review processes adversely affects the railroads’ ability to deploy PTC and delays implementation of safety systems mandated by Congress. … We urge the FCC to move expeditiously to put a process in place to facilitate the timely deployment of PTC...

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August 2, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today requested data from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding funding distribution and reform efforts in the Universal Service Fund (USF).

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