Congress Is Waging Another Sneaky Fight Over Net Neutrality
Democrats pledge to block a Republican-proposed budget that would defund the FCC and cancel its newly enacted regulations on a neutral Internet.By Evan Thomas | October 8, 2015
Net neutrality is at risk as part of Congress' budget negotiations.
A June budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 would slash Federal Communications Commission funding, "prohibits the FCC from implementing net neutrality until certain court cases are resolved" and would prevent any direct or indirect price regulation by the FCC. (Video via C-SPAN)
On Wednesday, opposition stepped forward: Democratic Sens. Edward Markey and Al Franken.