FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 15, 2014
CONTACT: JONELLE TRIMMER
Congresswoman Matsui Announces Witnesses for Net Neutrality Forum in Sacramento
FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel to attend; Forum to be held at the California State Capitol at 10:00 AM
Following her announcement last week of a net neutrality forum in Sacramento, California, this morning Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) announced further details, including the location and the witness list. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Jessica Rosenworcel are traveling to Sacramento to participate.
There will be five witnesses testifying at the Sacramento forum, each bringing a unique perspective to the implications of the net neutrality proposal put forth by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. Witnesses include Commissioner Catherine J.K. Sandoval of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC); Chris Kelly, founder of Kelly Investments, former chief privacy officer & general counsel, Facebook, and minority owner of the Sacramento Kings; Rivkah Sass, Director of the Sacramento Public Library; David Lowe, an Emmy award winning executive producer and president of KVIE Public Television Sacramento; and, Melissa Rosenberg, a screenwriter whose work includes all five screenplays for The Twilight Saga and the Emmy-nominated Showtime original series Dexter.
The public is encouraged to share their thoughts on net neutrality by emailing them to Matsui_PublicComments@mail.house.gov.
WHO: DORIS MATSUI – U.S. House of Representatives
MIGNON CLYBURN – Commissioner, FCC
JESSICA ROSENWORCEL – Commissioner, FCC
CATHERINE J.K. SANDOVAL – Commissioner, CPUC
CHRIS KELLY – Founder, Kelly Investments; former Chief Privacy Officer & General Counsel, Facebook; Minority owner of Sacramento Kings
DAVID LOWE – President & General Manager, KVIE Public Television
RIVKAH SASS – Library Director, Sacramento Public Library
MELISSA ROSENBERG – Member, Writers Guild of America, West
WHAT: Forum to discuss the potential impacts of FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Net Neutrality Proposal
WHEN: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM
WHERE: California State Capitol
Hearing Room 4202
The forum will be webcast live on the following websites: