FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly
Remarks of FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly Before the Satellite Industry Association Annual Dinner
Let me suggest that the future of your companies is in your hands and in the hands of the brilliant people that work with and for you.
There are many types of costs that an agency can put on regulatees, but lacking solid information on most burdens due to the absence of cost-benefit analyses in prior items, I want to at least highlight one category of costs that the agency is req
As I indicated in my dissenting statement when the previous Commission adopted these rules, I believe they are fatally flawed from the standpoints of both statutory authority and public policy.
I have made the case previously that the Commission delegates way too many substantive decisions to Bureau staff, usurping the role and obligations of duly appointed and confirmed Commissioners.
I write to commend [the House Communications Subcommittee] for the recent hearing to consider the reauthorization of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)...the Subcommittee should be applauded for exploring ways to
Pai and O'Rielly Statement on Protecting Noncommercial Educational Broadcasters from Needless Regulation
We strongly object to the Media Bureau’s decision to resolve the petitions for reconsideration of the Commission’s decision in 2016 to impose unnecessary reporting requirements on noncommercial educational (NCE) television stations.
Dec 15, the small business exemption from the Title II Net Neutrality Order’s expanded reporting requirements expired. We worked hard to reach a consensus with our Democratic colleagues that would have prevented the exemption from lapsing.
Remarks of FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly Before the Free State Foundation's Tenth Anniversary Luncheon
I’m excited and honored to play a part in the new Federal Communications Commission, and to the extent it is helpful, I am humbly going to outline some very broad areas where the next Commission could potentially focus some of its efforts.
Broadband deployment challenges need to be examined holistically.
In light of the multiple directives we have received from Congress to avoid directing attention and resources to complex or controversial matters, the staff of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau is inappropriately pressing forward and escalati