House Reps Come Up Short On Net Neutrality Bill

Law360, New York (September 29, 2010, 6:24 PM EDT) -- Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., said Wednesday that negotiations had stalled over a bipartisan agreement on net neutrality legislation, although he did not rule out action on the proposal either later this year or through regulatory rulemaking by the Federal Communications Commission.

Waxman, who chairs the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said in a statement that, following weeks of talks, ranking member Joe Barton, R-Texas, declined to give his backing to a bipartisan compromise on the controversial measure, effectively ending hopes of introducing a formal proposal before...
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