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Communications and Technology

Committee activity related to telecommunications and information transmission by broadcast, radio, wire, satellite, or other mode; the National Broadband Plan; Internet regulation; and spectrum policy.

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Jul 8, 2020 Press Release
Today, four Committee leaders sent letters to the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter to request information on their companies’ response to disinformation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jul 8, 2020 Hearing

The Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a remote hearing on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex.  The hearing is entitled, "Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities."

 

Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone released the following statement today after H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 233-188.
Jul 1, 2020 Press Release
E&C announces a full Committee hearing on the growing health, environmental and accessibility needs of tribal governments and communities.
Jun 30, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone‘s remarks as prepared for delivery on the House Floor today in support of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.
Jun 24, 2020 Press Release
CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky opening remarks as prepared for delivery at a joint subcommittee hearing on “A Country in Crisis: How Disinformation Online is Dividing the Nation.”
Jun 24, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a remote hearing on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. via Cisco Webex.  The hearing is entitled, "A Country in Crisis: How Disinformation Online is Dividing the Nation."

 

Key Documents 

Jun 22, 2020 Press Release
Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter A. DeFazio was joined by Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott, Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr., Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal, Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Raúl Grijalva in releasing the text of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.
Jun 17, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone, CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle and CPC Subcommittee Chair Schakowsky announced today that the Subcommittees will hold a joint fully remote hearing on Wednesday, June 24, at 11:30 am (EDT) entitled “A Country in Crisis: How Disinformation Online is Dividing the Nation.”
Jun 12, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and CAT Subcommittee Chairman Doyle sent a letter today to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai requesting that the Commission provide additional transparency on the distribution of public funds through the COVID-19 Telehealth Program, which Congress created in the CARES Act.