FCC Commissioners to Testify Before House

Oversight hearing slated to vet variety of big issues
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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.

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