Antioch, CA – In response to the thousands of constituents who have contacted his office regarding the elimination of net neutrality protections, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) announced that he will host a town hall featuring Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to discuss constituents’ concerns and how to move forward in the fight for a free and open internet.
What: Net Neutrality Town Hall with FCC Commissioner Clyburn
When: Sunday, March 4th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PST
Where: Antioch Community Center
4703 Lone Tree Way
Antioch, CA 94531
Last week, the FCC published in the Federal Registrar the final rule to repeal net neutrality protections. These protections have been vital for safeguarding free speech and driving economic growth and innovation. The elimination of these protections means that internet service providers will soon be able to block, slow down, or simply price out consumers from accessing certain websites and information.
Prior to the Commission’s December Open Meeting vote to eliminate net neutrality, Congressman McNerney submitted a formal request to address the full Commission at this meeting. His request was denied by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Commissioner Clyburn, who voted against the repeal, submitted a written statement from the Congressman for the official record at the meeting.
To RSVP, please call the Congressman’s Antioch office at (925) 754-0716.
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Rep. Jerry McNerney proudly serves the constituents of California’s 9th Congressional District that includes portions of San Joaquin, Contra Costa, and Sacramento Counties. For more information on Rep. McNerney’s work, follow him on Facebook and on Twitter @RepMcNerney