FCC Seeks Funding Increase
- Clinton vetoes FCC spending bill, signs defense bill. // RCR;11/01/99, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p10
Reports that President Bill Clinton has vetoed a bill containing fiscal year 2000 spending for the United States Federal Communications Commission. Signing of the defense appropriations bill that contains language to auction spectrum before October 1, 1999.
- Senate panel endorses FCC budget hike in '95. Stern, Christopher // Broadcasting & Cable;7/18/94, Vol. 124 Issue 29, p58
Reports on the Senate Appropriations subcommittee's endorsement of an increase in the budget of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1995. User fees; Subcommittee Chairman Ernest Hollings' contempt for plans to fund FCC through regulatory fees; House Telecommunications Subcommittee's...
- Taxpayers' infohighway costs: $152 million. HAJ // Broadcasting & Cable;9/19/94, Vol. 124 Issue 38, p7
Reports on the Federal Communications Commission's and the Department of Justice's funding for the implementation of Senate's information superhighway legislation. Congressional Budget Office's funding estimates; Competition among cable, local telephone and long-distance telephone businesses.
- Martin gives clues about FCC priorities in testimony before Congress. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;5/2/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p9
Reports on the response to the request of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase its budget by 8 percent. Use of some of the budget increase; Key priority for former FCC Chairman Michael Powell; Information on the 2006 budget request of the commission.
- White House wants auction date lifted. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;02/09/98, Vol. 128 Issue 6, p18
Reports that in submitting its fiscal 1999 budget the President Bill Clinton Administration asked Congress to repeal provisions of the 1997 Balanced Budget Agreement requiring the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to conduct spectrum auctions in 2002. Information on the 1997 budget;...
- Getting It Right. // Broadcasting & Cable;12/21/2015, Vol. 145 Issue 42, p48
The article reports that unless there is a last-minute change, the omnibus budget bill will grandfather television (TV) station joint sales agreements that would have violated the tightened rules of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
- Broadband's flying stop. Schwaninger Jr, Robert H. // Urgent Communications;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p10
The author discusses the absence of a spectrum or federal money to support the delivery of broadband technology in rural communities. He cites the lack of political will by the U.S. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to let wide-area carriers of broadband systems serve the whole area for...
- Rules and Regulations: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION. // Federal Register;7/25/2013, Vol. 78 Issue 143, p44893
The article offers information on the rules and regulations of Federal Communications Commission of the U.S. related to the approval of Connect America Fund by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). It discusses several facts which includes Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, rules associated...
- Clinton intervention sought on public-safety channel dispute. Silva, Jeffrey // RCR;03/23/98, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p62
Reports that Representative Jane Harman requested the assistance of American President Bill Clinton, to help settle a dispute over whether the United States Federal Communications Commission violated the 1997 budget law by licensing vacant frequencies to a paging carrier rather than a Southern...