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)

March 14, 2013 | Press Release

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

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March 13, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the ongoing effort to protect taxpayer dollars, Republican leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today continued their examination of the president’s broadband stimulus programs, requesting information from bot

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March 13, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: While the committee recognizes the importance of expanding broadband access to rural areas of the country, we are concerned with suggestions that the BIP program may have been used to overbuild existing systems rather than extend service to areas that legitimately meet the underserved/unserved eligibility requirements.

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March 12, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee today announced the Subcommittees on Communications and Technology, Health, and Oversight and Investigations will hold a “Health Information Technology” hearing series March 19-21 to discuss the critical role of technology in the health care industry and how federal regulations could threaten patient safety and innovation and i

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March 5, 2013 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and Emergency Communications.” Witnesses to be announced.

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