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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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Feb 27, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on House passage of the American Rescue Plan
Feb 24, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 12:30 p.m., via Cisco WebEx. The hearing is entitled, "Fanning the Flames: Disinformation and Extremism in the Media." 

 

Key Documents

 

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Feb 24, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a hearing on disinformation and extremism in the media.
Feb 23, 2021 Press Release
E&C Chairs demanding answers from Facebook for knowingly allowing extremist content and groups to grow despite reports that multiple internal company reviews found that the platform’s own policies and recommendation tools were responsible for the rapid spread of extremism and disinformation.
Feb 18, 2021 Press Release
Pallone, Doyle, and Schakowsky announce hearing with tech CEOs on the misinformation and disinformation plaguing online platforms.
Feb 17, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at 11 a.m., via Cisco WebEx. The hearing is entitled, "Connecting America: Broadband Solutions to Pandemic Problems." 

 

Key Documents

 

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Feb 17, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's hearing on broadband solutions to pandemic problems.
Feb 17, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Subcommittee Chairman Doyle announce hearing on traditional media's role in promoting disinformation and extremism.
Feb 12, 2021 Press Release
Pallone statement on Committee passage of COVID-19 relief legislation.
Feb 11, 2021 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup session on Thursday, February 11, 2021, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex.

 

Key Documents
 
Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Full Committee