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House Communications Subcommittee Republican Membership Set

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House Energy & Commerce Committee ranking member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) has named the Republican members for the Communications & Technology Subcommittee.

Ranking member of the Subcommittee will continue to be Bob Latta (Ohio).

Members in addition to Latta will be Rep. Steve Scalise (La.), Rep. Brett Guthrie (Ky.), Adam Kinzinger (Ill.), Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis (Fla.), Rep. Bill Johnson (Ohio), Rep. Billy Long (Mo.), Rep. Richard Hudson (N.C.), Rep. Markwayne Mullin (Okla.), Rep. Tim Walberg (Mich.), Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (Ga.), Rep. Jeff Duncan (S.C.), Rep. John Curtis (Utah) and Rep. Rodgers (Wash.) (Ex officio).

New to the subcommittee are Guthrie, Hudson, Mullin, Carter, Duncan and Curtis.

"Our team is also ready to vigorously defend free speech, stop the lurch toward socialized healthcare, protect life, promote all-of-the-above energy solutions, and beat China in the emerging technologies race," said Rodgers of all the subcommittee Republicans named Tuesday (Jan. 21).

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.