Oversight and Reauthorization of the Federal Communications Commission

Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
House Commerce Committee
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10 a.m.
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A hearing with FCC Commissioners to continue rigorous oversight of the agency and discuss the agency’s efforts to facilitate broadband deployment and streamline regulations to reflect the realities of the internet age. Additionally, members will consider legislation that will reauthorize the FCC while implementing a number of reforms aimed at improving the agency’s processes and practices. Finally, members will use this hearing as an opportunity to discuss the FCC’s critically important Lifeline program and the needed improvements identified recently by the GAO.