Trump reportedly to appoint Pence ally to FCC chair, setting stage to rollback net neutrality
11 monthes ago - By Venture Beat
A former ally of Vice President-elect Mike Pence with a strong focus on deregulation could be in line for an appointment to the Federal Communications Commission, possibly as the next chairman.
Brandt Hershman, a longtime Indiana state senator, is rumored to be the leading candidate for an opening on the agency, which oversees the telecommunications, broadcasting, and cable industries, Politico reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources. Hershman worked closely with the vice president-elect after Pence was elected Indiana's governor in 2012.
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