By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable Online, 3-11-20

FCC chairman Ajit Pai Pushed back hard on Wednesday (March 11) against suggestions by Democratic commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel that he was playing “hide the ball” with the way the FCC issues its request for comment on the remand of some of its net neutrality dereg order.

That came at a House Financial Services Subcommittee budget hearing featuring both Pai and Rosenworcel as witnesses.

Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), citing a 2010 law requiring federal agencies to communicate in “plain language” the public can understand, pointed to the headline on the FCC’s request for comment on a federal court’s directive to better address the FCC net neutrality deregulation on public safety, the regulation of pole attachments, and its Lifeline broadband/phone subsidy program.  That headline: “WCB6 Comment on Discreet Issues Arising from Mozilla Decision.”  » Read More