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Members Introduce Bill to Permanently Ban Earmarks

Legislation has been introduced to make the moratorium on congressional earmarks permanent.

Deborah Collier March 12, 2020
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Strong National Intelligence Leadership Needed for 5G Security

The U.S. must have strong leaders who will protect our national security by creating a safe and secure 5G infrastructure and combatting China’s influence in other countries.

Deborah Collier February 20, 2020
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FCC Walks The Narrow Path on C-Band Auction

Walking the narrow path is not easy and appeasing multiple interests in a FCC proceeding is even more difficult. 

Deborah Collier February 13, 2020
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The Restoring Internet Freedom Order Court Decision

It is long past time to provide the telecommunications industry with certainty on how the internet will be regulated now and into the future.

Deborah Collier October 2, 2019
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Senate DOD Appropriations Bill Lacks House JEDI Guardrails

In the ongoing saga of the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract, the bill and report language for S.

Deborah Collier September 25, 2019
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A National Framework is Needed for Privacy Protection

Congress must promptly address consumer data privacy.

Deborah Collier September 16, 2019
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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...

Deborah Collier September 10, 2019
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Can Congress Prevent Another Government Shutdown?

Both chambers need to reach an agreement on government spending. 

Allen Johnson September 5, 2019
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Time to Move Forward on a National Privacy Framework is Now

I was recently given a new watch by my husband.  He was excited about the watch because of all the great things it was going to do for me.  Even though I work on technology issues, the only real purpose of a watch in my mind is to tell time.  This...

Deborah Collier July 24, 2019
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CCAGW Urges Members of Congress to Oppose Disastrous Budget Deal

House Democrats and the President have reached a deal that would raise discretionary spending caps by $320 billion over the next two years with less than a quarter in offsets. This agreement totally abandons the government’s fiscal responsibility.

Allen Johnson July 23, 2019
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Republican Study Committee Stands Firm on Budget Negotiations

Concerns are rising in Washington regarding the status of an agreement between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) and the White House to raise the discretionary spending caps imposed by the Budget Control Act of 2

Allen Johnson July 22, 2019
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A Free Internet One Year Later

One year ago, net neutrality proponents were demanding action, protesting in the streets, and threatening public officials and their families because the internet was going to die when the Restoring Internet Free

Deborah Collier June 11, 2019

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