Could Two Open Monthly Meetings Benefit The FCC?


How can public engagement and transparency at the Federal Communications Commission be improved?

It’s a question tackled by Blair Levin, the chief of staff to Reed Hundt in his term as FCC Chairman, from 1993-1997. In 2009, Levin co-led the technology transition team for President-elect Obama.

In a column written for the Day One Project, he argues, “While Congress should continue to pursue legislative reform, the next FCC Chair can immediately improve transparency and public debate on pending agency actions by adding a second monthly meeting of the FCC Commissioners.”

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