Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology (115th Congress)

Walden Statement on Release of Omnibus


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement after House Republicans posted legislative text for the omnibus.

“This legislation contains important provisions that will make a real difference in the lives of people all across our country. We are putting forward unprecedented support to combat the opioid crisis in our communities and dedicating more resources to improving mental health services. With this measure we are reaffirming our commitment to improving the physical and emotional well-being of the people of this country,”...

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#SubCommTech to Hold Legislative Hearing on Four Bipartisan Bills


WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), announced today a hearing for Thursday, March 22, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Legislative Hearing on Four Communications Bills.”

Continuing a strong tradition of bipartisan work, the hearing is an opportunity for #SubCommTech to review four important bills introduced by members from both sides of the aisle.

The legislation to be discussed at the hearing includes:

H.R. 2345, National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act,...

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Walden, Blackburn on House Passage of RAY BAUM’S ACT


Includes bipartisan, bicameral Federal Communications Commission reauthorization and spectrum agreement

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4986, the Repack Airwaves Yielding Better Access for Users of Modern Services, or RAY BAUM’S Act, by voice vote.

“After years of working on FCC reauthorization and a spectrum agreement, we are thrilled this historic legislation has passed the House. The RAY BAUM’S Act will make the FCC more transparent, efficient, and modern while strengthening the nation’s critical telecommunications services and spurring the deployment of 5G. With this...

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Communications and Technology (115th Congress)


Communications and Technology (115th Congress)