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)

May 6, 2015 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a legislative hearing for Wednesday, May 13, at 2:00 p.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Stakeholder Perspectives on the IANA Transition.”

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April 30, 2015 | Press Release

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

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April 30, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday wrote to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler regarding former Greenhill & Company employee Lawrence S. Chu’s ongoing stint as a volunteer at the commission.

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April 29, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt:  We are writing to seek clarification of the facts and circumstances surrounding this voluntary work and how any such activity comports with existing FCC regulations.

To read the letter, click here.

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April 24, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of April 27. Members will take major steps toward advancing 21st Century Cures and building the Architecture of Abundance. Members will also discuss ways to make the FCC more transparent and will continue their review of opioid abuse.

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