Financial Services and General Government Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, Second Session, March 27, 2014 [open pdf - 3MB]
This is the March 27, 2014 hearing on "Financial Services and General Government Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2015," held Before the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government of the Senate Committee on Appropriations. From the opening statement of PERSON: ""The FCC's fiscal year 2015 budget request is $375,380,313, including $11,090,000 specifically allocated to the Office of Inspector General. Our auctions cap request is $106,200,000. Adopting this request will allow us to follow through on important priorities identified by your committee and our authorizers: the continued reform of USF programs to combat waste, fraud, and abuse and enhanced enforcement to put teeth into those reforms; as well as internal agency reform designed to make our processes responsive to consumers and the industry in a cost-effective fashion. Importantly, the auctions funds will support spectrum auctions identified in the 2012 Spectrum Act, which will make additional spectrum worth tens of billions of dollars available for commercial licensed services as well as providing nationwide spectrum for unlicensed use, and will support FirstNet"" Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Tom Wheeler and Ajit Pai.
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