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House Municipal Broadband Bill Bad Policy That’s Likely To Fail

September 28, 2016

Earlier this month, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would prevent democratically-elected legislators in every U.S. state from passing laws regarding government-owned broadband networks. Rep. Eshoo’s legislation, the Community Broadband Act of 2016, says “No State statute, regulation, or other State legal requirement may prohibit or have …

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Congressional Twitter accounts on the rise

January 31, 2013

In addition to setting federal policy for the communications and technology sectors, members of the U.S. Congress are responding to them. According to Mashable, every U.S. senator and more than 90 percent of U.S. House members who are serving in the 113th Congress have Twitter accounts. Those numbers have more than doubled since the last …

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