CONGRESSMAN BISHOP STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF THE SAVE THE INTERNET ACT

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies released the following statement after the House approved H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act 232 to 190:

“The power of an open Internet created a level playing field where the best ideas, not those with the most money, succeed,” said Rep. Bishop. “It is an honor to join my colleagues in passing the Save the Internet Act to restore net neutrality protections and make the Internet better, cheaper and faster for American consumers, farmers, entrepreneurs and small businesses. With this critical vote, we are taking bold action to maintain equal opportunity for everyone to have the universal connectivity provided by the internet.”