The Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet has jurisdiction over legislation, congressional action, and other matters relating to communications. For these purposes, “communications” includes telephones, cell phones, the Internet, commercial and noncommercial television, cable, satellite broadcast, satellite communications, wireline and wireless broadband, radio, consumer electronic equipment associated with such services, and public safety communications. The subcommittee also is responsible for oversight of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the Department of Commerce, which is the federal agency primarily responsible for the management of government spectrum and advising the President on telecommunications policy.

Subcommittee Members

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D. – Chairman
Sen. Brian Schatz D-HI – Ranking Member

Majority:

Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas
Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb.
Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan.
Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis.
Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind.
Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.

Minority:

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.
Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass.
Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M.
Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill.
Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont.
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.
Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev.