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Reforms are Needed for Financing the Universal Service Fund

The current funding mechanism for the Universal Service Fund is unsustainable and needs to be reviewed.

January 25, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1611610870

States Should Let Congress Take the Lead on Consumer Privacy Laws

While states should act in the interests of their residents when necessary, privacy is not one of those issues.

January 19, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1611087430

CCAGW Urges House to vote No on FedRAMP Act

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste urges the House to vote no on the FedRAMP Act when it comes up under suspension of the rules.

Top 21 Issues for States in 2021

As states prepare for their legislative sessions, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) suggests states should focus on these 21 critical issues. 

December 15, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1608063752

CAGW Files Comments Regarding Use of Distributed Transmission System Technologies

On December 11, 2020, CAGW filed comments with the FCC urging the agency to hold off voting on a proposal that would allow for increased signals for Next Generation TV that could disrupt the use of TV white space technology for rural broadband deployment.

FCC Commences C-Band Auction

On February 28, 2020, the FCC adopted a report and order designating a portion of the c-band spectrum to be auctioned for 5G deployment. 

December 8, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1607445009

Pai’s Policies at the FCC Should Be Continued

It is sad to imagine an FCC without the candor, intelligence, and wit of the outgoing Chairman.

November 30, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1606770126

Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Legislation Extending Telemedicine to Help Virginians

Governor Northam (D) signed two bills which would allow medical services to be provided through telemedicine in Virginia. 

November 18, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1605735518

CAGW Joins Coalition Letter To FCC on 12 GHz Spectrum

CAGW joined a coalition of concerned groups who envision the current use of the 12 GHz spectrum as a means to encourage broadband deployment and competition. 

FCC Action on 5.9 GHz Will Free Up Vital Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The FCC's November meeting includes a much needed and significant decision on 5.9 GHz that will free up long underutilized spectrum for unlicensed use.

November 13, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1605286843

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