To be confirmed - FCC nominees

July 16, 2009

This week, Mignon Clyburn and Meredith Atwell Baker went
before the Senate Commerce Committee for their confirmation hearing to
fill the two remaining vacancies on the Federal Communications

currently serves as a member of South Carolina’s public
service commission and Baker led the Commerce Department’s National
Telecommunications and Information Administration under President George W.

 If confirmed, they will join FCC Chair Julius
Genachowski, Commissioner Michael Copps and Commissioner Robert McDowell in
crafting a national broadband plan due to Congress in

You can read more about their testimony here.