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11.18.2014
Background: Tomorrow, the House is scheduled to consider the STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014. 
11.10.2014
Today, President Obama, while recognizing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency, said he believes the commission should govern the Internet with Title II utility-style regulation.
11.06.2014
Today, the Federal Communications Commission released for public comment USTelecom’s petition seeking forbearance from archaic regulations that act as barriers to competition and investment in broadband.
10.06.2014
USTelecom today is filing a proposal with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update rules that act as barriers to competition and investment in broadband.
10.03.2014
Today, Rep. Henry Waxman, ranking member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler proposing ideas for Open Internet rules.
10.03.2014
Please join Steve Davis, Chairman, USTelecom Board of Directors and Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Government Affairs, CenturyLink; and Walter McCormick, President & CEO, USTelecom, to discuss a petition being submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update rules that act as barriers to competition and investment in broadband.
09.19.2014
USTelecom announced today it has hired a new member for its law and policy department.  B. Lynn Follansbee, an attorney with the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Policy Division, will become a vice president for law and policy effective September 22.
07.28.2014
Today, the House of Representatives approved the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2013 (H.R. 3696) and other measures.  
07.22.2014
Today, the House of Representatives approved legislation to extend the expiring provisions of (HR 4572), the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA).