Federal Legislative

On the legislative front, INCOMPAS' advocacy team works closely with members of Congress, specifically those who hold leadership roles in committees that address issues of importance to our membership, as well as their staff to ensure that the perspectives of the competitive communications sector are considered by lawmakers.  We provide analysis of pending legislative proposals, and where needed, offer legislative suggestions that further competitive principles.

INCOMPAS and its member companies are regularly asked to provide expert testimony before Congress, as well as provide briefings on the numerous issues being debated.  We also provide opportunities for member company executives to engage their representatives on Capitol Hill through CEO fly-ins and roundtable discussions  

2016
March
March 4, 2016
INCOMPAS: Reducing Deployment Barriers will Encourage More Broadband Competition
December
December 9, 2015
INCOMPAS, Others Urge Congress to Keep Net Neurality Riders out of Approps Bill
December 2, 2015
INCOMPAS Commends House Action on Broadband Deployment Legislation
November 
November 10, 2015
INCOMPASTM Welcomes MOBILE NOW Act
October 
October 28, 2015
INCOMPASTM to Senate: FCC Needs Competition Champion Jessica Rosenworcel
October 27, 2015
Open Internet and Investment Fact Sheet
October 26, 2015
Comments from INCOMPASTM on Tech Transitions Further Notice
October 6, 2015
COMPTEL Lends Support to Small Business Bill
July
July 31, 2015
Consumer Video Choice Coalition Applauds Senators Markey and Blumenthal's Report on High Cost of Set-Top Boxes
July 22, 2015
COMPTEL Statement on "Promoting Broadband Infrastructure Investment"
June
June 22, 2015
Letter Requesting Senate Commerce Committee to Hold Video Hearing
June 22, 2015
COMPTEL, NTCA, and ITTA Urge Congress to Update Video Policy
April
April 30, 2015
COMPTEL Letter Urges Bipartsanship in FCC Process Reform
February
February 26, 2015
COMPTEL Praises FCC Open Internet Action to Protect Consumers, Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
February 24, 2015
COMPTEL Praises FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn for Her Commitment to Competition Agenda
February 10, 2015
COMPTEL Comments on Sen. Heller's FCC Process Reform Legislation
February 9, 2015
COMPTEL Brings Top Policymakers, Lawmakers and Industry Leaders for Competition and Innovation Policy Summit
February 3, 2015
“Don’t Comcast the Internet” Campaign Urges Regulators to Deny Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
January
January 21, 2015
COMPTEL Remarks on Congressional Open Internet Hearings
December
December 17, 2014
COMPTEL Congratulates FCC Commissioner O’Rielly on Senate Confirmation
November
November 13, 2014
COMPTEL Joins Associations in Calling for Congress to Make Internet Tax Moratorium Permanent
November 10, 2014
COMPTEL Praises President Obama’s Plan to Protect Open Internet
August
September 19, 2014
COMPTEL Responds to House Energy & Commerce White Paper on Universal Service Policy and the Roll of the FCC
August 8, 2014
COMPTEL’s Response to Questions in House Energy and Commerce White Paper “Network Interconnection”
June
June 18, 2014
"Customers, Competition and the 1996 Telecom Act"
June 13, 2014
COMPTEL Response to House Energy and Commerce Committee White Paper on Competition Policy and the Role of the Federal Communications Commission
April
April 25, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on House White Paper on "Modernizing U.S. Spectrum Policy"
February
February 27, 2014
COMPTEL Praises Guthrie and Matsui for Creation of Spectrum Caucus
February 5, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Legislation to Ensure Consumers’ Freedom to Access Internet Content
January
January 31, 2014
COMPTEL Responds to Committee's Questions on "Modernizing the Communications Act"
January 30, 2014
COMPTEL Comments on Retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman