E-rate 2.0 Senate Hearing Scheduled for July 17
Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, announced that the Committee will hold a hearing on July 17, 2013 at 2:30 pm ET to discuss E-rate 2.0. Senator Rockefeller would like to see the E-rate program strengthened, stating, “We’ve got to bring the promise of next-generation broadband connectivity to more schools and libraries and begin to level the playing field for more of our children.” He also said that he was eager to hear from witnesses on how on to work together to give students a bright, attainable future.
- Dr. Sheryl R. Abshire
Chief Technology Officer
Calcasieu Parish School System, Louisiana
- Ms. Linda H. Lord
Maine State Library
- Mr. Patrick Finn
Senior Vice President, U.S. Public Sector
Cisco Systems, Inc.
- Mr. James G. Coulter