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Originally published August 21, 2014
Rep. Mike Doyle, D-Pa., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., on Aug. 19 urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to pre-empt state laws limiting municipal broadband. In a joint statement, the two encouraged FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and the commission itself to "take quick and decisive action to lift restrictions that limit or prevent communities from addressing their own broadband needs."
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