senate

Google

Google Blames Users For Renaming Senate Office Building After John McCain

The Russell Senate Office Building appeared as the McCain Senate Office Building on Google Maps Wednesday.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.29.18
Broadband Land

ISPs Have Asked the Senate to Limit Funds for Rural Internet

Proposals being considered by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry would block communities from getting funding.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.6.18
net neutrality

Here's How Every Senator Voted on Restoring Net Neutrality

On Wednesday, the US Senator passed a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to overturn the FCC's repeal of net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.16.18
net neutrality

Senators Just Passed a Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality

The Congressional Review Act resolution passed with 52-47 votes. Now it goes to the House.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.16.18
net neutrality

Democratic Senators Are Officially Forcing a Net Neutrality Vote

On Wednesday, Senators officially filed their petition to force a vote on restoring net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.9.18
Facebook

Everything You Need to Know About Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony to Congress

Facebook’s CEO and founder testified in front of House and Senate committees on data security and how the social media site is trying to improve.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.11.18
Facebook

Zuckerberg Says People Don't Understand How Facebook Uses Their Data Because Privacy Policies Are Hard

The Facebook CEO and billionaire told members of Congress that ‘long privacy policies are very confusing.’
Kaleigh Rogers
4.10.18
net neutrality

Congress's Biggest Opponent of Net Neutrality Is Getting Destroyed in Midterm Election Polls

Marsha Blackburn is trying to jump from the House to the Senate—and is losing by 10 points to a Democrat in Tennessee, a state Donald Trump won by 26 points.
Karl Bode
4.5.18
net neutrality

Senator Introduces Fake Net Neutrality Bill Championed By ISPs Then Pretends He's Fighting Against Them

The bill, introduced by Louisiana Senator John Kennedy, mirrors legislation that has been pushed in the House that would enshrine the ability for ISPs to screw you over.
Karl Bode
3.7.18
regulation station

The SEC Is Mad About All These ICOs, Wants the Government to Regulate Cryptocurrency Trading

The commission may need new powers, chairman Jay Clayton told the US Senate.
Jordan Pearson
2.6.18
regulation

The SEC Chairman Will Tell Congress He Supports Regulating Cryptocurrency Trading

The chairman will testify on Tuesday morning.
Jordan Pearson
2.5.18
government shutdown

Government Shutdowns Are a Disaster for Scientific Research

NASA, the NIH and CDC were some of the biggest victims of the last government shutdown in 2013.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.22.18
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