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CWA supports Reps. Waxman & Eshoo’s call for hearings on Verizon/Cable Spectrum deal

In a letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Upton (R-MI), Representatives Waxman and Eshoo asked for hearings on the proposed Verizon/Cable Spectrum deal, citing questions about implications for competition in the wireless industry.

CWA "applauds Rep. Henry Waxman and Rep. Anna Eshoo for their leadership in protecting consumers and promoting healthy competition in the telecom industry."

Waxman and Eshoo wrote, "It is important that the Energy and Commerce Committee examine the policy implications of these deals carefully."

Links:

House Democrats seek hearing on Verizon Airwaves Purchase (Bloomberg, Apr. 26, 2012)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-04-26/two-house-democrats-seek-hearing-on-verizon-airwaves-purchase.html

CWA Applauds Rep. Waxman and Eschoo for their leadership in holding telecom giants accountable (CWA-union.org, Apr. 27, 2012)
http://www.cwa-union.org/news/entry/cwa_applauds_reps._waxman_and_eshoo#.T5qrqMRYuBV

Ranking Members Waxman and Eschoo call for hearing on spectrum transactions (http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov, Apr. 26, 2012)
http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?q=news/ranking-members-waxman-and-eshoo-call-for-hearing-on-spectrum-transactions

Category: Energy and Environment, Consumer Protections and Good Jobs, Civil Rights, FCC, Spectrum, Verizon/Cable Deal