Most Popular Articles
Obama Nominates Rosenworcel and Pai for FCC Seats
Washington - Oct 31, 2011 - President Obama nominated Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel and Republican Ajit Varadaraj Pai to the Federal Communications Commission. Both have established careers on Capitol Hill and have been advisers to the FCC.
Rosenworcel serves as a senior staffer to the Senate Commerce Committee. She has worked for Committee Chairman Sen. John "Jay" Rockefeller (D-WV.) since 2009. She will replace current Democrat Michael J. Copps, to whom she has previously served as an adviser. Copps' term ends this year.
Pai is a partner in the law firm Jenner and Block. He previously served in the office of general counsel at the FCC for former Chairman Kevin Martin. Pai has served as chief counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the constitution, civil rights and property rights. If confirmed he will fill the seat vacated by Republican Meredith Attwell Baker when she resigned to join Comcast in May 2011. Baker's term would have expired in June 2011 had she not left.
The two nominations are now sent to the Senate for confirmation. The process could be complete within the next few weeks.
Acceptable Use Policy blog comments powered by Disqus
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Today in Radio History
The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.
Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.
EAS Information More on EAS
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.
Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.
Browse Back Issues[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Also in the November Issue
- Trends in Technology: HD Radio Transmission Update
- Franken FM Stations
- Wi-Fi on Wheels: The Connected Car
- Field Report: Yamaha MG10XU
- Transmitter Site Cleanup