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The Restoring Internet Freedom Order Court Decision

The Federal Communications Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO), which determined that broadband internet access services (BIAS) are an information service under Title I of the Communications Act of 1934, was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (the Court) on October 1, 2019, in the case of Mozilla v.

CAGW Response to Court Decision on the Restoring Internet Freedom Order

Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down its decision on Mozilla v. the Federal Communications Commission.

A National Framework is Needed for Privacy Protection

Congress must promptly address consumer data privacy.

Time is Ticking on USMCA

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, creating a partnership between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that progressively eliminated tariffs and all duties and quantitative restrictions, except for a limited number of agriculture products, traded with Canada, that were eliminated by 2008.

CAGW Statement on T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

CAGW urges the FCC to approve the draft order issue by Chairman Pai.

Federal Spectrum Turf War Could Hand 5G Victory to China

Our most dangerous adversaries could be given a massive technological advantage that will be difficult to overcome.

Elizabeth Warren’s Broadband Boondoggle

This is stimulus 2.0 that will sink our country deeper into debt. 

Modern Television Laws Can Prevent Blackouts

The blackouts occur because Congress has failed to update the telecommunications laws.

Hope Ahead for VA/DOD Interoperability

In 1982, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) were charged by Congress to share patient information for servicemembers transitioning from DOD into the VA health care system.  This transition process has been anything but seamless, with medical records being attached to gurneys each time a patient was moved, and hundreds of millions of dollars being wasted trying to develop an interoperable medical records system between the two departments. 

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CAGW Names Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker September 2019 Porker of the Month

Gov. Pritzker is CAGW's Porker of the Month for signing a $40.1 billion budget without any spending restraints and $1.4 billion in pork-barrel projects.