From the Lifeline program to E-rate to net neutrality, the current FCC is threatening digital equity, said Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel.
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January 09, 2018
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December 15, 2017
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December 14, 2017
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December 13, 2017
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November 07, 2017
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October 13, 2017
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September 21, 2017
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