Tag: Federal Communications Commission

As special session gets underway, pro-Greitens ad set to air around state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — At least $185,000 in television ads will begin appearing this week in support of Gov. Eric Greitens, who is facing a felony computer tampering charge and multiple investigations. In a year where he doesn’t appear on the ballot, though the entire state House is up for re-election along with half of the state Senate and a U.S. Senate seat, the ads are set to appear as the special session is getting […]

RELEASE: Blunt urges FCC to increase funding for life-saving rural health care program

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, yesterday joined a bipartisan group of 30 U.S. Senators in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to strengthen a program aimed at improving health care in rural communities through services like telehealth that rely on increased connectivity. In the letter, the senators urged the FCC to increase the funding cap for the Rural Health Care Program to address the shortage of […]