Wednesday Apr 16
Eshoo Raises Money from Tech Industry Ahead of Pallone Ranking Member Battle
Rep. Anna G. Eshoo's leadership political action committee raised $203,000 - mostly from high tech and telecommunication firms - as she bids to be ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Parties Clash Over Internet Oversight
After the Obama administration announced it wants to give up its oversight of ICANN, the non-profit U.S. corporation that manages the Internet's system of addresses, GOP critics say there is no way to know what new entity would take the administration's role, or what other changes might occur should the U.S. lose leverage with the corporation.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
News9 Oklahoma City
GOP, Dems clash over online domain name oversight
By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Federal land managers abruptly ended the roundup of cattle on public land in southern Nevada owned by a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority,... By MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Federal land managers confirmed they released all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern ... (more)
KEYSTONE BATTLEUnion warns House Dems against opposing pipeline
One of the nation's leading building trades unions is stepping up pressure on House Democrats who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline, calling on union members in 27 congressional districts to punish their representative in the midterm election.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lawmakers, Armenians Urge U.S. To Investigate Attack On Syrian City
LAWMAKERS, ARMENIANS URGE U.S. TO INVESTIGATE ATTACK ON SYRIAN CITY Los Angeles Times April 8 2014 By Richard Simon April 8, 2014, 6:36 p.m. WASHINGTON - For Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, the attack on a Syrian town that is home to descendants of the Armenian genocide was a painful reminder of the past.
GOP, Dems Clash Over Online Domain Name Oversight
Republican opposition to Obama administration plans to spin off U.S. oversight of the Internet's domain name system is evolving into an election-year political fight, with GOP lawmakers using it as the latest front in their attacks on President Barack Obama's trustworthiness.
House Panel Votes to Halt Obama's Internet Power Transfer
A House panel voted along party lines on Thursday to delay the Obama administration's plan to give up oversight over certain technical Internet management functions.
House Dems urge Obama to quickly declassify CIA report
Forty House Democrats are urging President Obama to quickly declassify portions of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the government's use of enhanced interrogation techniques.
Senate Punts Again on Patents
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
Overnight Tech: House panel to consider Internet governance bill
The House Commerce subcommittee on Technology will mark up a Republican bill that would prevent the Obama administration from going through with plans to step out of its oversight role of the Internet's Web address system.
U.S. Congressmen hold press conference on Kessab
PanARMENIAN.Net - With the U.S. Capitol looming large in the background, Congressman Adam Schiff led a Congressional press conference condemning the forced depopulation of the historically Armenian city of Kessab, Syria by al Qaeda affiliated terrorists aided and abetted by neighboring Turkey, reported the Armenian National Committee of America .
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise
For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in the skies above may lessen as the years go by, but it just as easily may not.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
'Toxic Trail': When Waste Is Moved Around The Country
For the last 35 years, the U.S. government has addressed hazardous waste sites with what's known as the Superfund program.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Lawmaker Opens Inquiry Into EPA Superfund Clean Up
Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif, has asked for information about EPA's monitoring of interstate transport and treatment of hazardous waste from Superfund sites, alternative cleanup methods and whether the agency has enough regulatory authority.
Rep. Rips Retrans 'Racket'
If there was a common theme Wednesday morning at the American Cable Association Summit , US Rep. Anna Eshoo summed it up when she called television retransmission-consent deals "frankly a racket."
Top Dem calls for 'rebalancing' video law
The top Democrat on the House panel in charge of telecommunications issues wants to shift the balance of power between broadcasters and paid television companies like cable and satellite firms.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Federal Computer Week
The ABCs of 18F
When the General Services Administration announced its in-house development startup a few weeks ago, it got people talking.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Hill Dems back FCC moves
Congressional Democrats are cheering the Federal Communications Commission's votes to crack down on broadcasters and open up more space for Wi-Fi.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Richest districts tend to elect Democrats
Republicans are the party of the rich, right? It's a label that has stuck for decades, and you're hearing it again as Democrats complain about GOP opposition to raising the minimum wage and extending unemployment benefits.
Waive the visa
For at least a year now, AIPAC has been leading a legislative effort to include Israel in the US visa waiver program.