June 28, 2023

Capitol Connection with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers

In a recent video interview for ACA Connects’ Capitol Connection series on U.S. communications policy, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) shared her insights and perspectives on various key issues. As Chairwoman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, she plays a prominent role in shaping communications policy.

Rep. McMorris Rodgers emphasized the importance of connectivity in today’s digital world and highlighted the need for accessible, affordable, and reliable broadband infrastructure. Other topics discussed include: Closing the digital divide, net neutrality, Permitting, BEAD Program implementation and Federal Communications Commission spectrum auction authority. The interview was conducted by ACA Connects President and CEO Grant Spellmeyer, a highly regarded expert in communications law and regulation who favors the rapid deployment of broadband access technologies on behalf of more than 500 smaller and medium-sized independent companies that provide broadband, phone and video services covering about 23 million households.