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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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Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today announced the full Democratic rosters for the six subcommittees in the 116th Congress, including the six subcommittee chairs and the full Committee Vice Chair, who were elected by the Democrats on the Committee. The six subcommittees and their chairs are:

Jan 14, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement today on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's refusal to brief Committee staff on why the FCC has yet to end wireless carriers’ unauthorized disclosure of consumers’ real-time location data and what actions the FCC has taken to address the issue to date.
Jan 11, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today requesting he provide an emergency briefing to Committee staff on why the FCC has yet to end wireless carriers’ unauthorized disclosure of consumers’ real-time location data and what actions the FCC has taken to address the issue to date.
Jan 10, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced the six subcommittees for the 116th Congress.
Dec 12, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the FCC’s order establishing a reassigned number database and Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel’s call for carriers to offer free robocall blocking tools.
Dec 11, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone delivered the following opening remarks today at a Communication and Technology Subcommittee Hearing on “RAY BAUM’s Act: A Bipartisan Foundation for Bridging the Digital Divide:”
Dec 11, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on December 11, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “RAY BAUM’S Act: A Bipartisan Foundation for Bridging the Digital Divide.” 

Nov 7, 2018 Press Release
Pallone's statement on Democrats winning the majority.
Oct 26, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone wrote to the FCC urging a rulemaking before the end of the year to expand network resiliency.
Oct 4, 2018 Press Release
Pallone wrote to the CEOs of Alphabet, Facebook, and Twitter following reports that Russia-linked accounts are attempting to influence the national debate on Judge Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.