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)

May 13, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: We write today to express our grave concern that the Commission continues to consider reclassifying Internet broadband service as an old-fashioned “Title II” common carrier service.

May 8, 2014 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee will vote today on bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the nation’s satellite television law. H.R.

May 7, 2014 | Fact Sheet

Authored by Reps. Greg Walden (R-OR), Fred Upton (R-MI), Henry Waxman (D-CA), and Anna Eshoo (D-CA)

May 6, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that a bipartisan agreement has been reached on legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA).

April 28, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), will have a hearing to conduct oversight of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will be the sole witness.

April 24, 2014 | 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 responding to the Federal Communication Commission’s latest proposal regarding net neutrality: