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)

June 19, 2014 | Press Release

Eighty years ago today, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Communications Act into law. The act, which was drafted in the time of fireside chats and in the throes of the Great Depression, has provided the legal framework for all communications laws since 1934.

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June 18, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Vice Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) today responded to the FCC’s release of its annual report on the state of broadband in America.

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June 11, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –The Communications and Technology Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing to assess the state of media ownership, and the rules that govern it, in the digital age.

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June 11, 2014 | Hearing

Members will examine the media ownership landscape as it continues to evolve in the digital age. The subcommittee is expected to discuss the FCC’s inaction on the statutorily required 2010 quadrennial review of the media ownership rules as well as the continued relevance of the media ownership regulatory framework in general.

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June 6, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of June 9.

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June 5, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A group of Republican House members today wrote the U.S.

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