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Weekly News Digest

May 22, 2018 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today.

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'House Democrats Are Collecting Signatures to Force a Vote on Net Neutrality'

Russell Brandom reports on The Verge, “A coalition of House Democrats has begun proceedings to force a vote to restore net neutrality protections.” Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) introduced a discharge petition that “allows the House to force a vote if half the representatives sign on, giving activists until the end of the session in January to collect the necessary signatures. They currently have 90, all from Democrats.”

The resolution to save Net Neutrality has already passed in the Senate, “but faces steep odds in the House: to win the necessary votes, more than 20 Republican representatives will have to break with their party and support the repeal. Even if the resolution does make it through Congress, it will require President Trump’s signature to take effect, which is a difficult hurdle. …”

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