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Congressman Jerry McNerney

Representing the 9th District of California

Rep. McNerney Issues Statement on D.C. Circuit’s Decision to Uphold the FCC’s Open Internet Order

Jun 14, 2016
Press Release

Washington – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, issued the following statement on today’s D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision upholding the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Open Internet Order:

“I am pleased with the D.C. Circuit’s decision to uphold the FCC’s Open Internet rules. These rules prohibit broadband providers from unfairly limiting consumer access to online content and ensure that the Internet remains a place for innovation and economic growth. This decision supports the principles of fairness and openness for consumers across the country.”

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Rep. Jerry McNerney proudly serves the constituents of California’s 9th Congressional District that includes portions of San Joaquin, Contra Costa, and Sacramento Counties. For more information on Rep. McNerney’s work, follow him on Facebook and on Twitter @RepMcNerney.