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State Groups Upbeat on Better FCC Relationship

Meetings make states hopeful about closer FCC rapport under President Joe Biden, said officials from NARUC and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates in recent interviews. Local officials seek a louder voice at the federal agency. “The relationship…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Media Modernization Efforts May Dwindle

FCC media modernization on deregulation and rule streamlining seemingly came to an end with a new administration. Broadcast and cable lawyers told us there weren't major items left on the to-do list. No media items were on the first two…Subscribe to Read >>

Providers Gear Up to Deliver Emergency Broadband Benefit

Providers are gearing up to offer discounted services through the FCC emergency broadband benefit program. The $3.2 billion program is expected to help millions of low-income consumers and those hit hardest by the pandemic (see 2102260058).Subscribe to Read >>

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Texas PUC Chair Resigns, Following Lt. Gov.'s Request

Texas Public Utility Commission Chairman DeAnn Walker resigned. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) sought this earlier Monday, citing inadequate response to power outages during the recent winter storm. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) thanked Walker "for her years of service," a…Read More >>

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