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Walden, Blackburn Urge FCC Not to Delay Vote Restoring Internet Freedom


12.07.17

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) released the following statement as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prepares to announce their December 14 open meeting agenda and in response to recent calls to delay the vote on restoring internet freedom.

“We commend Chairman Pai’s resolve in the face of the misinformed hysteria surrounding the subject of net neutrality, combined with the continuing outrageous personal attacks on him and his family. As we predicted, Title II has been a drag on broadband investment, and reversing the prior commission’s power grab is a critical step in our efforts to supercharge deployment and improve access to broadband throughout America. At the same time, we will continue to work towards enshrining clear, bipartisan net neutrality rules into law,” said Walden and Blackburn.

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