Wicker Wants FCC Five On Capitol Hill For Oversight Hearing


Note: The headline of this story was updated June 18 to reflect the fact that our editor-in-chief has very poor math skills. There are five, not six, Commissioners at the FCC.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Since the COVID-19 pandemic led the FCC to shift nearly all of its staff to home offices and convert its monthly Commissioner meeting to an online format, it’s been rare to have Chairman Ajit Pai, and the four Commissioners, gathered in one physical space.

While distancing measures are likely, this will take place on June 24 — on Capitol Hill and at the behest of the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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