Energy and Commerce Committee

Communications and Technology

#SubCommTech to Discuss State of the U.S. Media Marketplace


WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), announced a hearing for Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “State of the Media Marketplace.”

From radio and traditional over-the-air broadcast to online streaming, social media, podcasts, and more, American consumers have seen significant changes to traditional and digital media over the past few decades. Next week’s #SubCommTech hearing will examine the state of the media marketplace, and look...

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RESCHEDULED: #SubCommTech Hearing to Examine Public Safety Legislation


WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), announced it has rescheduled its hearing titled, “Solutions to Strengthen U.S. Public Safety Communications.” The hearing will now take place on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The Majority Memorandum, witness list, and witness testimony for the hearing will be available here as they are posted.

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E&C Advances Six Bipartisan Bills


WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today advanced six bipartisan bills, five of which aim to improve patient care and reduce health care fraud, while one will modernize the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

“We have a great opportunity to improve patient care, reduce health care fraud, and modernize the DOE’s long-term energy security mission,” said Chairman Walden. “With today’s unanimous voice votes, I look forward to advancing these policies to the full House of Representatives for consideration.”

The full committee advanced the following...

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Communications and Technology


Electronic communications, both Interstate and foreign, including voice, video, audio and data, whether transmitted by wire or wirelessly, and whether transmitted by telecommunications, commercial or private mobile service, broadcast, cable, satellite, microwave, or other mode; technology generally; emergency and public safety communications; cybersecurity, privacy, and data security; the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.