FCC Commissioners to Testify Before House

Oversight hearing slated to vet variety of big issues

All five FCC commissioners are slated to testify before Congress next week to provide an update on a host of hot-button topics.

According to the House Energy & Commerce Committee Communications Subcommittee, the commissioners have agreed to appear at a Nov. 17 oversight hearing.

Among the possible topics of discussion include the upcoming broadcast incentive auction, retrans reform, FCC process reform, and the Open Internet order.

“Next week’s hearing gives our panel a chance to better understand the commission’s track record as well as discuss ways to help them better serve the public," said Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the subcommittee.