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Subcommittee Challenging FCC on Net Neutrality Receives 3x More in Contributions from Broadband Providers




Feb. 23, 2015 -- On Wednesday, the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee is scheduled to hold a hearing to discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) proposed net neutrality regulations. The panel, which has jurisdiction over the FCC, is expected to hear testimony from several witnesses critical of the agency’s proposed rules.

How much money have broadband internet providers contributed to members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee compared to members of the entire House of Representatives? Read more

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