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Passage of the IRA Means the Taxman Cometh

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will add 87,000 new IRS employees at a cost of $80 billion in potentially wasteful spending.

August 11, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1660231307

Spectrum Coordination Needs to Expand Across More Federal Agencies

The FCC and NTIA announced signing an MOU on spectrum allocation coordination. Other federal agencies should join this effort.

August 4, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1659628171

The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Fiscal Disaster

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will raise taxes, increase spending, and prolong both inflation and the recession.

August 2, 2022 — Thomas Schatz 1659456312

Regulation of the Internet Is Unnecessary and Will Drive Up Costs

If the Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act is passed, closing the digital divide will become more expensive and difficult.

July 29, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1659117063

Federal Funding for Broadband Should Be Vendor and Technology Neutral

When planning infrastructure spending on broadband deployment, rules should be technology and vendor neutral.

July 18, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1658173564

CAGW Signs Letter on Pole Attachments

VIA ECFS

Ms. Marlene H. Dortch
Secretary
Federal Communications Commission
45 L Street, NE Washington, D.C. 20554

Re: Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment: Resolving Disputes Over Pole Replacement Costs, WC Docket No. 17-84

Dear Ms. Dortch:

GAO Report Reveals Significant Duplication and Overlap in Broadband Programs

A recent report from the Government Accountability Office lays out paths to reduce wasteful practices in broadband programs. 

June 23, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1656010951

Congress Must Make the Right Decisions on Consumer Data Privacy

The failure to pass a national framework for data privacy has left a void that is being filled by the states.

June 22, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1655929930

State Legislative Sessions Underscore the Need for a National Privacy Framework

In 2022, Connecticut and Utah added to the growing patchwork of state privacy laws, adding to the need for a national framework.

June 14, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1655238233

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