Washington (February 4, 2015) – Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Corey Booker (D-N.J.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will hold a press conference to discuss the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) draft net neutrality rules.

In July, several Democratic Senators wrote to the FCC urging it to reclassify the transmission component of broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act.

WHO: Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)

Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.)

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.)

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)


WHAT: Senators react to FCC’s draft open Internet rules


WHEN: 2:15 PM, Wednesday, February 4, 2015


WHERE: Senate Radio/TV Gallery, U.S. Capitol

For more information on Senator Markey's and Senate Democrats' efforts to protect Net Neutrality and an open Internet click HERE