The Federal Communications Commission adopted an item on the Lifeline program which makes telecommunications services more affordable for low-income households. The following statement may be attributed to Benton Foundation Adrianne B. Furniss:
Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and Congresswoman Gwen S. Moore led a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai expressing concern with recent changes to the Lifeline Program, which provides a modest monthly subsidy of $9.25 to connect low-income Americans to phone and internet service.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai released a proposal for sweeping changes to U.S. broadcast ownership rules. Following may be attributed to Benton Executive Director Adrianne B. Furniss:
The U.S. Department of State announced on October 12, 2017 that the United States will withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The following statement may be attributed to Benton Foundation Executive Director Adrianne B. Furniss: