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Fred Upton

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  • Funding young scientists

    Funding young scientists
    This month, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels sounded an alarm about the difficulty young science researchers have in obtaining the grant funding that they need to launch their careers. In an article in Proceedings of the National...
  • Republicans ask FCC to release net neutrality proposal before vote

    Republicans ask FCC to release net neutrality proposal before vote
    Three key congressional Republicans on Friday called on the head of the Federal Communications Commission to release the exact language of his proposed net neutrality regulations publicly before the agency votes on them next month. In a letter to FCC...
  • Cable, wireless groups voice support for GOP's net neutrality bill

    Cable, wireless groups voice support for GOP's net neutrality bill
    The heads of leading cable TV and wireless industry trade groups on Wednesday expressed enthusiasm for Republican legislation setting new Internet traffic rules because it would avoid the legal battles they said were coming if the Federal Communications...
  • 2 GOP lawmakers unveil net neutrality bill

    2 GOP lawmakers unveil net neutrality bill
    Two leading Republicans, seeking to head off the nation's top telecom regulator, proposed legislation that would set the rules of the road for Internet traffic. Sen. John Thune and Rep. Fred Upton said Friday that they wanted to ensure that broadband...
  • Congressional Republicans unveil net neutrality bill to sidestep FCC

    Congressional Republicans unveil net neutrality bill to sidestep FCC
    Two leading congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled legislation to protect so-called net neutrality by prohibiting Internet service providers from charging companies for faster delivery of their content. The bill, which would apply to wired and...
  • Obama wants firms to notify customers within 30 days of data breaches

    Obama wants firms to notify customers within 30 days of data breaches
    President Obama on Monday proposed the first federal standard for data breaches, which would require companies to notify customers within 30 days of the discovery that their personal information was exposed to hackers. In a speech at the Federal Trade...
  • EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?

    EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?
    The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months. Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups: “Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
  • Today's huge surprise: House GOP opposes net neutrality

      Trying to place their thumbs on the net neutrality scale in advance of today's FCC vote on the issue, House Republicans have warned the commission against taking the one step that would truly guarantee net neutrality: reclassifying the Internet as a...
  • FCC chairman gets bipartisan grilling over Net neutrality proposal

    FCC chairman gets bipartisan grilling over Net neutrality proposal
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday faced bipartisan criticism from House members concerning proposed new rules governing Internet traffic, highlighting the controversy over his attempt to steer a middle path in the Net...
  • FCC chief defends net plan

    Democrats want strong protections on the Internet to make sure that network owners don't discriminate against anyone online. Republicans don't want any rules whatsoever that they think could stifle the online ecosystem. So proposed net neutrality...
  • Party doesn't govern lawmakers' stance on net neutrality -- money does

    It's tempting to think of the network neutrality battle as one fought in Washington along party lines -- after all, that's true of almost everything in the capital. But recent research by the campaign finance analysts at MapLight show that the reality...