Net Neutrality Is Key
- WHAT PAGE OF THE "HERALD TRIBUNE" D'YA READ? // New Yorker;5/14/1955, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p164
The article deals with a report published in the "Herald Tribune," regarding the proposed Bricker Amendment in the U.S. Congress. Several senators oppose the proposed amendment. Versions of the amendment were respectively defeated at the Senate by twenty- and fourteen-vote margins.
- Verizon fights 'neutrality' in House bill, rural carriers resist muni reg. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;11/14/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 46, p8
Reports on the appeal of Verizon Wireless for the U.S. Senate to modify the neutrality provisions in the wireless broadband Internet transmission service bill. Benefits of modifying the neutrality provisions; Concerns of the company over the provisions; Other telephone companies which disagree...
- Bill Would Allow Muni Broadband Ahead of Private Companies. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;6/13/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32401, p5
The article reports on the provision included in draft telecommunications legislation unveiled by the Senate Commerce Committee in the U.S. Under the provision, municipal governments would be allowed to build broadband networks and provide the services to its citizens even if private...
- How Uncle Sam's Laws Are Made. Robinson, Norborne T.N. // Congressional Digest;Dec32, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p320
Describes the phases of House and Senate legislative procedures in the U.S. Repeal procedure; Motion to suspend rules and bills; Amendments.
- Should Debate In The Senate Be Closed By Majority Vote? CON. Norris, George W. // Congressional Digest;Feb53, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p63
The article presents the author's views regarding limiting the debate in the U.S. Senate, commenting on a legislative amendment that would cure filibusters. Every student of the U.S. Government knows that laws of our country are analyzed and discussed and, in fact, made by the debate that takes...
- Senate Votes to Fund Foreign Abortions Nix Reagan Policy. // Human Events;7/28/2003, Vol. 59 Issue 25, p31
Reports on the decision of the U.S. Senate to reject the motion to table an amendment by Senator Barbara Boxer (D.-Calif.) to the Foreign Relations Authorization Act on July 9, 2003. Details of the amendment; Remarks from Boxer; Purpose of the amendment.
- Here's a Simple Solution to Judicial Filibusters. Hatch, Orrin // Human Events;12/27/2004, Vol. 60 Issue 44, p5
Focuses on the solution to judicial filibusters in the U.S. Information on filibusters; Importance of the amendment in the U.S. Senate Rule 22 for solving the filibuster crisis.
- Bricker Amendment Holds Spotlight. // Congressional Digest;Mar1954, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p65
The Bricker amendment has been the biggest single issue before the U.S. Congress. Apparently there is no party division, since both Republicans and Democrats are offering substitutes in an effort to arrive at satisfactory wording. The U.S. Senate agreed to vote first on three "perfecting...
- Ensign Takes Tiller on Telecom Measure. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;8/1/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p48
Discusses the telecommunications deregulation legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senator John Ensign and Senator John McCain. Role of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 in the failure of AT&T Corp. and MCI Communications Inc.; Reaction of the cable industry to the legislation;...