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2 hrs ago | Tax Foundation

29 Members of Congress Ask California to Boost Film Tax Credits

A bill to do so, AB 1839, has passed the state Assembly and is pending in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Representative Jerry McNerney

6 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Majority of large ISPs now using monthly data caps, GAO says

U.S. broadband providers appear to be embracing monthly data caps, but customers are confused about the amount of data they use and broadband plan options, according to preliminary findings by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

How data caps could reshape the economics of the Internet

Many Americans are already accustomed to the idea of cellphone data caps. Go over your monthly limit, and you'll get hit with steep overage fees or your service will slow to a crawl.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Internet Service Providers, Sports

10 hrs ago | Politico

Inside the EPA climate rule hearings - FERC weighs in on EPA rules...

CLIMATE COSTS WILL JUMP WITHOUT ACTION: Failure to act on climate change could be a multi-billion-dollar mistake, the White House says in a report today marking its latest effort to rally support for President Barack Obama's climate agenda, just as crucial EPA hearings kick off around the country.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Democrat, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

What a new law about cellphone unlocking has to do with coffee, cars and consumer freedom

So a bill allowing cellphone unlocking is headed to the president's desk. President Obama has pledged to sign the legislation , giving relief to the more than 114,000 people who signed a White House petition calling for more progressive rules on cellphone use.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Business News

National Journal

Leahy Previews NSA Bill

TODAY'S TOP PARAGRAPH: Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy is expected to introduced a beefed up NSA reform bill on Tuesday that has earned the backing of the White House, privacy advocates and a strong vote of confidence from the New York Times editorial board.

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Related Topix: US News, Publishing, Media, New Times, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, iPhone, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Obama recognizes 21st CD hopeful Renteria at Bay Area fundraiser

President Barack Obama stopped in the Bay Area Wednesday for a luncheon fundraiser at the Tudor-style mansion of real estate tycoon George Marcus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

SFGate

Signs of donor fatigue at Obama's Bay Area fundraisers

President Obama waves as he boards Air Force One before departing from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, CA, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos Hills, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: Meager amounts from local donors to Davis, Callis

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' fundraising haul from Champaign County in the last quarter - $4,800 - was pretty meager.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Champaign County, IL, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Miller, Loretta Sanchez, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Hill

House patent reformers push Senate leadership for action

Tech leaders in the House are pushing Senate leadership to take up a House-passed bill to curb abusive patent infringement lawsuits.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Patrick Leahy

Business Wire

CEA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act

"Unlicensed spectrum is the fuel that powers innovation. The fact that these members of Congress reached across party lines and committee assignments is a clear recognition of our nation's growing demand for unlicensed spectrum and the vital role it plays in our economy.

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Related Topix: Consumer Electronics Association, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Doris Matsui, Democrat, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

InMenlo.com

Michael Killen's paintings on display at Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park ...

Menlo Park artist Michael Killen characterizes his work as chronicling the "developments and thoughts of our time that include climate change, human rights, impact of climate change on California's water, resilience of America, and sustainability."

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Intelligent Transportation Society of...

ITS America Statement on Latta-Issa-Eshoo-Matsui 5.9 GHz Spectrum Bill

Scott F. Belcher, President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America , today released the following statement in response to the Wi-Fi Innovation Act introduced by U.S. Representatives Bob Latta , Darrell Issa , Anna Eshoo and Doris Matsui that would put pressure on the Federal Communications Commission to allow unlicensed ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Doris Matsui, Democrat, Republican, Darrell Issa, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Roll Call

Stanford University: Valleywag Just Can't Take It Anymore

Just in time for tomorrow's 6th annual happy hour cruise for Stanford University grads in D.C., the antagonistic Silicon Valley blog Valleywag has posted a profane screed against the tech-company feeder school .

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Zoe Lofgren, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate

Tue Jul 15, 2014

NBC29

House Passes Ban on Internet Access Taxes

The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3086, the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act , by a voice vote.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Democrat, Spencer Bachus, Steve Chabot, Representative Steve Cohen

The Wichita Eagle

House Democrats seek watchdog probe of Motorola's radio contracts

"If the allegations in the McClatchy articles are true, millions of federal tax dollars may have been wasted, and millions more are at risk," Reps.

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Related Topix: Motorola, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Diana DeGette, Health

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Hill

Lawmakers want more e-signatures

Sens. Ron Wyden , John McCain and Rep. Anna Eshoo wrote to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Monday asking for an update on what the government is doing to get rid of wasteful and redundant paper signatures.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, John McCain, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Hill

Dems rally behind FCC's Wi-Fi plan despite concerns

Despite early concerns Democrats on Capitol Hill have rallied behind a new plan to spend billions on Wi-Fi in schools and libraries.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ron Kind, Representative Jared Polis, Representative Suzan DelBene, Greg Walden, Republican

Roll Call

Praise and Criticism After FCC E-Rate Vote

Reactions to the Federal Communications Commission's Friday decision to approve a modified overhaul of a program that discounts telecommunications and Internet bills for schools and libraries ranged from praise to criticism of the process to calls for more money in the future.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, Wireless, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Doris Matsui, Democrat

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Mountain View Voice

Local vets laud, decry Palo Alto VA system

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, far left; Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, center; and Palo Alto VA Director Lisa Freeman, far right, listen to local veterans at a town hall meeting at the Palo Alto VA hospital on July 7. Photo by Elena Kadvany.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hip Replacement, Health, Life, Veteran Affairs

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