More than 30 press freedom, civil liberties and open government groups submitted a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to cancel the scheduled Dec. 14 vote to undermine the open-internet protections put in place in 2015.
This filing documents the meeting between Free Press Policy Director Matt Wood and Kate Black, a policy adviser in Commissioner Rosenworcel's office. The discussion addressed the agency's order gutting local broadcast-ownership rules and a set of proposals designed to devastate the Lifeline program.
This filing documents the conversation between Free Press Deputy Director and Senior Counsel Jessica J. Gonzalez and FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr. The discussion addressed the Net Neutrality proceeding and communication needs in Puerto Rico, among other topics.
On Sept. 6, 2017, Free Press Deputy Director and Senior Counsel Jessica J. González testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation about the need to preserve Lifeline. Here is the testimony Free Press submitted in advance of the hearing.