President Obama's latest budget indicates that the White House is playing a larger role in shaping telecommunications policy than ever before, Nationaljournal.com reported. And while some of its positions dovetail with the Federal Communications Commission's agenda, others don't.
Regarding the FCC's annual budget, the administration proposes that the agency receive $354 million in fiscal 2012, an increase of $18 million over its current operating budget, an FCC official said. Although the budget technically recommends $358.8 million for the commission, that number includes $3.9 million in FY 2011 pay increases that were frozen, the official explained.
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