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Engel Statement on Senate Passing Resolution Protecting Net Neutrality

Engel Statement on Senate Passing Resolution Protecting Net Neutrality

Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement:

“I applaud my colleagues in the Senate for passing a resolution to protect net neutrality today. This vote is a huge victory for the American people, the majority of whom overwhelmingly support maintaining net neutrality. A free and open internet is essential to modern democracy and thus must be protected under any circumstance. Now that the Senate has taken this important step, it is up to the GOP controlled House to follow suit. Leadership must allow the House to vote on this critical resolution, which already has 162 cosponsors, myself included.”