Outraged over the $85.00 fee to apply for a GMRS license? Infuriated by the threat to de-license GMRS? "Mad as Hell and not going to to take it anymore"? (from the Movie Network.) There may be a lot more that you can DO about it than you think! Congressional oversight and control of the FCC happens in 2 places.

In the SENATE: Committee on Energy & Commerce ---> Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

In the HOUSE: Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation ---> Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet.

Just WHO are the members of these Subcommittees? Check for YOUR state in the list below.


Alabama (AL): Senator Mark Begich (D)

Arkansas (AR): Senator Mark Pryor (D) - CHAIRMAN of Senate Subcommittee Communications and Technology

California (CA): Senator Barbara Boxer (D)
   Representative Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18th Congressional District)) - Ranking House Subcommittee Minority Leader
   Representative Dorris O. Matsui (CA-6th Congressional District)
   Representative Henry A. Waxman (CA-33rd Congressional District)

Colorado (CO): Representative Cory Gardner (CO-4th Congressional District)
   Representative Diana DeGette (CO-1st Congressional District)

Connecticut (CT): Senator Richard Blumenthal (D)

Florida (FL): Senator Bill Nelson (D)
   Senator Marco Rubio (R)

Hawaii (HI): Senator Brian Schatz (D)

Illinois (IL): Representative John Shimkus (IL-15th Congressional District
   Representative Adam Kinzinger (IL-16th Congressional District)
   Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-1st Congressional District)

Indiana (IN): Senator Dan Coats (R)

Iowa (IA): Representative Bruce Braely (IA-1st Congressional District)

Kansas (KS): Representative Mike Pompeo (KS-4th Congressional District)

Kentucky (KY): Representative Brett Guthrie (KY-2nd Congressional District)

Louisiana (LA): Representative Steve Scalise (LA-1st Congressional District)

Michigan (MI): Representative Fred Upton (MI-6th Congressional District) - CHAIRMAN of House full Committee on Energy & Commerce
   Representative Mike Rogers (MI-8the Congressional District)
   Representative John D. Dingell (MI-12the Congressional District)

Minnesota (MN): Senator Amy Klobuchar (D)

Mississippi (MS): Senator Roger Wicker (R) - Senate Subcommittee Ranking Minority Leader

Missouri (MO): Senator Claire McCaskill (D)
   Senator Roy Blunt (R)
   Representative Billy Long (MO-7th Congressional District )

Nebraska (NE): Senator Deb Fischer (R)
   Representative Lee Terry (NE-2nd Congressional District)

Nevada (NV): Senator Dean Heller (R)

New Hampshire (NH): Senator Kelly Ayotte (R)

New Jersey (NJ): Representative Leonard Lance (NJ-7th Congressional District)

New Mexico (NM): Senator Amy Klobuchar (D)
   Representative Ben Ray Lujan (NM-3rd Congressional District)

North Carolina (NC): Representative Renee Ellmers (NC-2nd Congressional District)
   Repesentative G. K. Butterfield (NC-1st Congressional District)

Ohio (OH): Representative Bob Latta (OH-5th Congressional District) - Vice Chairman of House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Oregon (OR): Representative Greg Walden (OR-2nd Congressional District) - CHAIRMAN of Congressional Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

Pennsylvania (PA): Representative Micael F. Doyle (PA-14th Congressional District)

South Carolina (SC): Senator Tim Scott (R)

South Dakota (SD): Senator Ron Johnson (R)

Tennessee (TN): Representative Marsha Blackburn (TN-7th Congressional District)

Texas (TX): Senator Ted Cruz (R)
   Representative Joe Barton (TX-6th Congressional District)

Utah (UT): Representative Jim Matheson (UT-4th Congressional District)

Vermont (VT): Representative Peter Welch

Virginia (VA): Senator Mark Warner (D)

Washington (WA): Senator Maria Cantwell (D)

More to come later on how to be most effective meeting with your elected representatives

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