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Congress Needs to Stop the FCC From Taking Over the Internet

Congress, not the FCC, should decide how the internet should be regulated.

Deborah Collier May 22, 2024
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The FCC's Not So Merry-Go-Round of Net Neutrality

The Biden administration’s creates uncertainty for future of broadband deployments across America and wastes taxpayer resources.

Deborah Collier April 4, 2024
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Congress Must Restore Spectrum Auction Authority

A year has passed since the FCC lost its spectrum auction authority.  It is time for Congress to renew this authority.

Deborah Collier March 8, 2024
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USF Reforms Should Include Replacing Lifeline with ACP

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste offered its views on Universal Service reform to Congress on August 24, 2023.

Deborah Collier August 25, 2023
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A Disturbing Trend for Broadband Deployment

With $42.5 billion available for broadband deployment, funding should be available regardless of technology or vendor type.

Deborah Collier August 11, 2023
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The Cantwell-Grassley PBM Bill is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

A Bill introduced in the Senate takes aim at PBMS and private sector healthcare.

Christina Smith March 7, 2023
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House Renews Consideration of Privacy Legislation

House subcommittee holds hearing to discuss what should be included in legislation to protect consumer data privacy.

Deborah Collier March 6, 2023
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Data Privacy Day Is a Reminder That a National Framework is Necessary

Data Privacy Day is an opportunity for all Americans and Congress to learn more about protecting the privacy of personal data.

Deborah Collier January 24, 2023
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A Not So Merry Present from Congress

Just in time for the holidays, Congress passes a $1.7 trillion spending package for FY 2023.

Deborah Collier December 23, 2022
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Senate Hearing Must Focus on Avoiding Duplicative Middle Mile Broadband Funding

Senate hearing should focus on a review of current broadband spending programs, particularly spending for middle-mile deployments.

Deborah Collier December 12, 2022
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Planning for the Future of Spectrum

Reauthorizing the FCC's auction authority should be a priority for Congress, along with passing a CR and the NDAA.

Deborah Collier November 14, 2022
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Long-Term Extension of Spectrum Auction Authority is Essential

The continuing resolution passed by Congress includes spectrum auction authority for the FCC, but only until December 16, 2022.

Deborah Collier September 30, 2022

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