Profiles of the people who make or influence communications policy.

The Most Powerful People In Trump’s Washington: #24 Ajit Pai

The ambitious 45-year-old led the charge to repeal net neutrality, gutting regulations for Internet providers and giving new powers to big broadband companies.

The Most Powerful People In Trump’s Washington: #1 Hope Hicks

A 29-year-old, just three years removed from a gig with Ivanka Trump's fashion line (doing PR mostly but also a little modeling, too), can become the president's most tr


Senate Commerce Committee

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:17

An executive session to consider the following nominations:

  1. Joseph Simons, of Virginia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner, Chairman Designate
  2. Noah Joshua Phillips, of Maryland, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner
  3. Christine Wilson, of Virginia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner
  4. Rohit Chopra, of New York, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner


George Soros may invest more in fighting Big Tech

Billionaire investor George Soros launched a brutal attack on big online platform companies at 2018’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos.

Trump’s ‘Best People’ and Their Dubious Ethics

[Commentary] President Donald Trump’s White House has been so scandal-plagued that controversies involving cabinet members and other high-level officials that would have been front-page news in any other administration have barely registered in th

President Trump tech adviser Reed Cordish is leaving the White House

A senior Trump administration adviser on government-to-government and technology initiatives is stepping down, the latest of more than a dozen top officials to depart the White House in little more than a year.  Reed S.

General Counsel for the Internet Association to Join White House as Adviser to President Trump

An executive at a top technology trade association will be joining the White House as a tech adviser to President Donald Trump.

Remarks of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel at 15th Annual 911 Awards and 50th Anniversary

Today let’s celebrate the history of Hayleyville (AL)—and the present of 9-1-1 by bestowing honors on some dynamic individuals and organizations: Tamika Greer, Roger Marshall, Cheryl Kagan and the 9-1-1 programs from Monmouth County (NJ); Orange C

Opening Remarks Of Chairman Ajit Pai At The National Congress Of American Indians Executive Council Winter Session

Increasing access to broadband and other telecommunications services in rural areas, including on Tribal lands, has been one of my top priorities. The good news is that the percentage of Americans living on Tribal lands who lack access to high-spe

What We Heard From Four FTC Nominees

The Senate Commerce Committee convened a hearing for the president’s nominees to serve as Federal Trade Commissioners: