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Topic: Sen. Chuck Grassley

Franken's Location Privacy Bill Voted Out of Judiciary Committee

Proposal won't advance until next Congress

Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) location privacy bill requiring companies to get permission from users before collecting their location information was voted out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon in…

Proponents of Tougher Intellectual Property Law Try to Shift Debate

U.S. Chamber IP study details IP contribution to jobs, economy

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, joined by three senators, today reopened the debate over protecting U.S. intellectual property with a new report connecting the IP economy with jobs. It was the…

Hold on FCC Nominees Lifted

Grassley relents after Rockefeller intervenes

The Federal Communications Commission will soon be at full strength with five commissioners now that Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) agreed to lift the hold he put on the two nominees…

FCC Nominees Still on Hold

Sen. Grassley Wants Answers on LightSquared

For the second time this year, the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday held its monthly meeting short of two Commissioners. It may stay that way for a while longer. Sen. Chuck Grassley…

FCC Nominees Say the Right Things at Hearing

Committee approval likely, but Grassley hold still looms

President Obama's two nominees to the Federal Communications Commission said all the right things to the members of the Senate Commerce Committee during a hearing on their nominations Wednesday, earning…

FCC Nominees Get Hearing, but Grassley Still Threatening Hold

Iowa Republican could block confirmation of new commissioners

President Obama's two nominees for the Federal Communications Commission are one step closer to being confirmed, as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has scheduled a hearing on…

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