Subcommittee Announces Hearing on Illegal Robocalls

April 4, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, will convene a hearing titled, “Illegal Robocalls: Calling All To Stop The Scourge,” at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019. The hearing will examine the Federal Communications Commission’s first ever report on robocalls and review the steps Congress is currently taking to provide consumers relief from illegal robocalls.


  • The Honorable Doug Peterson, Attorney General, State of Nebraska
  • Mr. Kevin Rupy, Partner, Wiley Rein, Representing US Telecom – The Broadband Association
  • Ms. Margot Saunders, Counsel, National Consumer Law Center

*Witness list subject to change

Hearing Details:

Thursday, April 11, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet 

This hearing will take place in the Hart Senate Office Building 216. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on