Universal Service

March 1, 2007

253 SR

Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Daniel K. Inouye

    Senator
  • Amy Klobuchar

    Senator
  • Bill Nelson

    Senator

Minority Statement

  • Ted Stevens

    Senator

Witness Panel 1

  • Honorable Michael J. Copps

    Commissioner
    Federal Communications Commission
  • Larry Landis

    Commissioner
    Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
  • John Burke

    Board Member
    Vermont Public Service Board
  • The Honorable Deborah Taylor Tate

    Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
    Chair, Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service
  • Billy Jack Gregg

    Director, Consumer Advocate Division,
    Public Service Commission of West Virginia

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Tom Tauke

    Executive Vice President
    Verizon
  • David Crothers

    Executive Vice President
    North Dakota Association of Telecommunications Cooperatives
  • Brian Staihr

    Director of Policy/Regulatory Economist
    Embarq Corp.
  • W. Tom Simmons

    Vice President of Public Policy
    Midcontinent Communications
  • Richard Massey

    Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary, General Counsel
    Alltel Corp.