Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Michael Copps to Step Down as FCC Commissioner

Michael J. Copps submitted his resignation as FCC Commissioner effective January 1, 2012 -- the end of his second term.

Copp has served as an FCC Commissioner since May 2001. He was nominated for a second term on Nov. 9, 2005, and sworn in January 3, 2006. He was previously assistant secretary of commerce for trade development at the U.S. Department of Commerce,http://www.fcc.gov

  • President Obama nominated Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai as FCC Commissioners. Both nominees are Washington insiders with existing connections to current commissioners.

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