Scalise Joins Lineup at Free State Program

Minority whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) has joined the lineup of policymakers at the Free State Foundation's annual telecom conference March 19 at the National Press Club in Washington.

He will participate in the Q&A with Free State Foundation president Randolph May.

Already on the program are keynoter Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the House Communications Subcommittee, Senate Communications Subcommittee chairman Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Federal Communications Commission commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Ajit Pai and Michael O'Rielly.

Issues up for discussion include net neutrality, a Communications Act rewrite, pre-emption of municipal broadband laws and FCC reform.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.