Commerce Committee Announces Witnesses for Hearing on Consumer Benefits of Broadband

September 12, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation announces the witnesses for the upcoming Full Committee hearing on Why Broadband Matters. The full witness list is below.

The Committee will receive testimony regarding the consumer benefits of broadband service in areas such as education, job opportunities, telemedicine, and access to government resources.

Why Broadband Matters
Full Committee
Date:  Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Time:  10:00 a.m.
Location:  Room 253, Russell Senate Office Building
Panel I

Mr. Rey Ramsey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, One Economy Corporation

Mr. Larry Cohen, President, Communications Workers of America

Mr. Jonathan Linkous, Executive Director, American Telemedicine Association

Dr. Mara Mayor, AARP, Board Member

Ms. Margaret Conroy, Missouri State Librarian

Mr. Gene Peltola, President and CEO, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation