Senate Votes to Defy FCC, Reinstate Net Neutrality

The Senate voted on Wednesday to save the FCC’s net neutrality rules. Despite the Senate’s best efforts to have the rules reinstated, the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-controlled House. Democrats used a little-known legislative mechanism known as the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to force a vote. 

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18: Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai waits to be introduced during a forum April 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. FCC Chairman Pai and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue participated in an Agriculture Department forum to discuss "improving e-connectivity in rural America." (Photo by …

FCC Approves Ban on Purchases of China Telecom Gear

The FCC unanimously voted to adopt a measure that prohibits U.S. wireless companies from buying equipment from companies seen as posing a national security threat by using funds from a federal program aimed at supporting service in rural areas.

The Associated Press