U.S. Senate

Wait on FCC maps hangs over new broadband program


NTIA Administrator Alan Davidson faced senators' questions on the infrastructure law's $45 billion broadband grant program.

FCC's E-Rate program needs to cover cybersecurity, senators told


Amy McLaughlin, head of the cybersecurity program at K-12 tech group CoSN, said E-Rate needs to be updated to cover network defenses.

Senate bill would give each state a federal 'cybersecurity coordinator'


The bill would direct the Department of Homeland Security to give each state an official dedicated to coordinating relationships between the federal government, states and localities.

Senate bill would create rural broadband office at FCC


The new office would act as a clearinghouse for information on programs dedicated to expanding high-speed internet access in underserved areas.

State elections officials stress the importance of paper trails


The secretaries of state from three states told a Senate committee they're making progress in securing elections, slowly.

U.S. senators blast FCC for municipal broadband outreach


Eight Republican lawmakers, including presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio, are calling on the agency to stop interfering with the broadband market.