The Federal Scene
01.31.19 - The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the Committee on Energy and Commerce announced a hearing entitled, “ Preserving an Open Internet for Consumers, Small Businesses, and Free Speech” will be held on February 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. ( press release)
01.30.19 – Geoffrey Starks was sworn in as a commissioner at the FCC. ( Starks statement)
01.25.19 - President Trump signed into law H.J. Res. 28, the Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019, which includes a short-term continuing resolution that provides fiscal year 2019 appropriations through February 15, 2019, for continuing projects and activities of the federal government.
01.02.19 - The Senate confirmed Brendan Carr and Geoffrey Starks to the FCC. Carr will continue his tenure at the Commission with his confirmation to a full term that began on July 1, 2018, and Starks will be sworn in to serve the remainder of a term that began on July 1, 2017. | Pai statement
01.02.19 - The FCC issued a
public notice announcing in the event of a continued partial lapse in federal government funding the FCC will suspend most operations in the middle of the day on Thursday, January 3, 2019.
|01.31.19||House panel to hold net neutrality hearing (The Hill)|
|01.31.19||Net neutrality fight returns to court (The Hill)|
|01.25.19||Longest shutdown in history ends (Politico)|
|01.17.19||Court rejects FCC request to delay net neutrality case (The Hill)|
|01.03.19||Senate returns FCC to full strength (The Hill)|
|01.02.19||FCC will suspend most activity as government shutdown drags on (CNET)|
|01.02.19||Blackburn, Ernst become first GOP women to serve on Senate Judiciary (Politico)|
|01.02.19||FCC chairman applauds Congress for not reinstating net neutrality (The Hill)|