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Mignon Clyburn, FCC Commissioner, Set to Depart Agency

6 days ago   |   By Phone Scoop

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, one of two Democrats on the five-person commission, today said she intends to retire from the FCC. Clyburn has been with the agency for eight years. "has been a tremendous leader and a committed public servant throughout her time here," remarked Chairman Ajit Pai. "As the first woman to head the agency, she led skillfully through a transition and put her stamp on the Commission, including through her steadfast leadership in telehealth, media diversity, and digital inclusion." Fellow Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel said, "Commissioner Clyburn is a dynamo. She...
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One of net neutrality's biggest defenders is leaving the FCC

One of net neutrality's biggest defenders is leaving the FCC

6 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is leaving the Federal Communications Commission after nine years. During her tenure, Clyburn served as interim chairman, fought endlessly for consumer rights, and was one of the staunchest voices of opposition to the recent net neutrality rule rollback.
Clyburn's term officially ended in June 2017, but FCC rules allow her to stay until the end of 2018, or until a successor is confirmed by the Senate. Clyburn could have sought another five-year term, but decided instead to step down. “It's been the most incredible opportunity for me,” Clyburn said at...
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FCC's Mignon Clyburn announces departure - CNET

6 days ago   |   By CNET

The two-term FCC commissioner, who has championed consumers causes like net neutrality and prison inmate calling reform, said she will step down before the FCC's next meeting in May.
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Staunch net neutrality advocate Mignon Clyburn steps down from FCC

Staunch net neutrality advocate Mignon Clyburn steps down from FCC

6 days ago   |   By The Verge

Mignon Clyburn, one of five commissioners for the Federal Communications Commission and a staunch supporter of net neutrality, announced her decision to step down from her role today after more than eight years at the agency. Clyburn, a Democrat, may be replaced by FCC official Geoffrey Starks, who Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has reportedly been eyeing to take up the second of two Democratic seats on the Republican-controlled FCC. It is typically customary for the FCC commissioners to represent the party in power, and President Donald Trump appointed Republican Ajit Pai as...
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Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down after 8 years at the FCC

6 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down from the FCC after eight years on the job. She broke the news at the Commission's monthly open meeting, confirming the plans to move on that she has mentioned occasionally since the new administration took over.
I realize I don't sound like the impartial journalist that I should be when I say this, since I cover the FCC closely, but I will very much miss the presence of Commissioner Clyburn there. (And I'm not the only one; my inbox is filling up with groups and individuals issuing thank you statements. I'll add some to this post...
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FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down

6 days ago   |   By Engadget

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has announced that she will be stepping down from the commission following a tenure that featured a strong advocacy of net neutrality. Commissioner Clyburn shared her plans to leave the commission during an FCC meeting...
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