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Columbia County's Harbin to chair House committee

...continued growth of Georgia's technology industry," Harbin said.Earlier in the week, Harbin chaired the Telecommunications Subcommittee of the House Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications Committee. He had to preside over a hearing on a controversial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-15/columbia-countys-harbin-
Congress discusses indecency on TV, radio after FCC record fine

...radio chain for airing a sexually explicit radio show. But several members of the House Energy and Commerce telecommunications subcommittee expressed dismay that Solomon's bureau declined to fine NBC for airing an expletive uttered by rock star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/bus_402645.shtml
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House panel approves bill to fight slamming

...would have imposed tough FCC anti-slamming regulations on the companies. That measure was approved by the telecommunications subcommittee in August. Mr. Tauzin and John Dingell of Michigan, the top Democrat on the Commerce Committee, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/25/bus_239943.shtml
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Bill takes aim at cable TV price gouging

...order to get programming they do want," said Tauzin, who is chairman of the House Commerce Committee's telecommunications subcommittee. The biggest factor in steeply rising cable rates is increases in programming costs. Cable TV prices rose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/30/bus_234619.shtml
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Cable companies say their equipment won't block digital television signals

...including high definition, the sharpest of them -- from TV sets. The assurances, given at a House Commerce telecommunications subcommittee hearing, are that the companies' future digital set-top boxes will both pass along broadcasters' digital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/24/tec_226720.shtml
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Regulator: Higher court will overturn pro-Baby Bell decision

...telecommunications, he said. Massachusetts Rep. Edward Markey, ranking Democrat on the House Commerce telecommunications subcommittee, said the court ruling destroys a compromise that was "painstakingly worked out" during a number of congressional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/02/bus_219978.shtml
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House panels back Internet tax bill

...on Thursday over strong opposition from the nation's governors and local officials. The House Commerce telecommunication subcommittee and a Judiciary subcommittee on commercial law approved the Internet Tax Freedom Act, sponsored by Rep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/10/10/tec_215811.shtml
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Consumer group seeks freeze in cable TV rates

...marketplace," Anstrom said. Rep. Billy Tauzin, R-La., chairman of the House Commerce Committee's telecommunications subcommittee, which helped write the 1996 law, said the FCC should freeze cable TV rates in communities "where people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/24/biz_215066.shtml
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Federal official calls for stepping up local phone competition

...act," McCain said. Ken Johnson, spokesman for Rep. Billy Tauzin, R-La., chairman of the House telecommunications subcommittee, said: "There appears to be little sentiment to reopen the act in the House. No one wants to open up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/15/biz_212971.shtml
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Obstacles face merging phone companies

...its market open," said Catherine Reid, who helped write the law as senior counsel on the House Commerce telecommunications subcommittee. A provision in the law can be interpreted as barring SBC from affiliating with AT&T in SBC's local...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/31/biz_209149.shtml
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