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President Biden Nominates Jessica Rosenworcel as Permanent FCC Chair and Gigi Sohn as a New Commissioner to the FCC

President Biden has officially announced the nominations of Jessica Rosenworcel for Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) and Gigi Sohn as a FCC Commissioner.  Rosenworcel has been serving as the Acting Chairwoman since the beginning of Biden’s presidency. Gigi Sohn is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law […]

Area Codes That Use “988” in Local Exchanges Must Begin to Use 10-Digit Dialing

As part of its effort to assist Americans in crisis, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) established 988 as the new nationwide phone number to connect Americans in crisis to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (“NSPL”). In order to prepare for implementation of a quick way to dial the NSPL by using only “988” to connect […]