Legislation that would give telecom companies tax breaks for expanding high-speed internet access doesn't include proper oversight controls to ensure firms invest in areas where it's most needed, public interest groups say.
Legislation that would give telecom companies tax breaks for expanding high-speed internet access doesn't include proper oversight controls to ensure firms invest in areas where it's most needed, public interest groups say.
Remember how back in 2008, the Bush administration shepherded a $700 billion bank bailout through Congress? Well, the House of Representatives voted last month to rescue banks yet again. And if its bill, the Financial Choice Act, becomes law, ordinary Americans may pay a bigger price than they did for the 2008 bailout.
Remember how back in 2008, the Bush administration shepherded a $700 billion bank bailout through Congress? Well, the House of Representatives voted last month to rescue banks yet again. And if its bill, the Financial Choice Act, becomes law, ordinary Americans may pay a bigger price than they did for the 2008 bailout.
In the coming years, Americans must force a public discussion about the costs and benefits related to the “internet of things” and the “future of work” and decide if — or how — we update an antiquated laws and regulations to match a new, tech-driven economy.
In the coming years, Americans must force a public discussion about the costs and benefits related to the “internet of things” and the “future of work” and decide if — or how — we update an antiquated laws and regulations to match a new, tech-driven economy.
After years of warning that large Wall Street firms pose a risk to the U.S. economy, remarks on Monday from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made clear Democrats will extend their arguments against corporate consolidation beyond the banking sector.
After years of warning that large Wall Street firms pose a risk to the U.S. economy, remarks on Monday from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made clear Democrats will extend their arguments against corporate consolidation beyond the banking sector.
Congressional Democrats on Monday launched their messaging campaign ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, announcing their intent to co-opt President Donald Trump's populist pitch and prove that they are the party working to keep corporate interests from encroaching on the lives of everyday Americans.
Congressional Democrats on Monday launched their messaging campaign ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, announcing their intent to co-opt President Donald Trump's populist pitch and prove that they are the party working to keep corporate interests from encroaching on the lives of everyday Americans.
While our nation’s governors recently gathered in Rhode Island for the summer meeting of the National Governors Association, most of the country’s political attention remained focused on the debate in Washington, D.C. over the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
While our nation’s governors recently gathered in Rhode Island for the summer meeting of the National Governors Association, most of the country’s political attention remained focused on the debate in Washington, D.C. over the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent promotion of Drug Abuse Resistance Education unearthed arguments over the efficacy of the hallmark anti-drug program that began proliferating in K-12 schools over three decades ago.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent promotion of Drug Abuse Resistance Education unearthed arguments over the efficacy of the hallmark anti-drug program that began proliferating in K-12 schools over three decades ago.
Competition on the web is global, not national. Silicon Valley companies are using rearguard action when they focus on network regulation instead of fundamental innovation.
Competition on the web is global, not national. Silicon Valley companies are using rearguard action when they focus on network regulation instead of fundamental innovation.
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan wrote, “The real question is not when life begins, but: ‘What is the value of a human life?’”
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan wrote, “The real question is not when life begins, but: ‘What is the value of a human life?’”
Over the past several years, I’ve heard from many local business owners in my district that they’ve had to decrease their use of live music as a result of a complicated and convoluted music licensing process.
Over the past several years, I’ve heard from many local business owners in my district that they’ve had to decrease their use of live music as a result of a complicated and convoluted music licensing process.
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Tech Brief: FCC Reauthorization Could Nix 1975 Media Rule

House Republican lawmakers are attempting to end the ban on media cross-ownership as part of their draft legislation for reauthorizing the Federal Communications Commission, according to a GOP memo circulating in advance of a scheduled Tuesday oversight hearing. The 1975 rule prevents TV and radio stations from owning daily newspapers in the same media market.

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