Congresswoman Matsui Announces Witnesses for Net Neutrality Forum in Sacramento

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Washington, DC, September 15, 2014 | comments

Monday, September 15, 2014

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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

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
                Sacramento, CA

                The forum will be webcast live on the following websites:


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