Rachelle Chong   REPUBLICAN


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Chong is Vice President, Government Affairs, for Comcast.

Dec. 9, 2009 Chong was denied another term on the Public Utilities Commission (that would have lasted through 2014) and will have to leave the commission at the end of 2009. Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg declined to schedule her confirmation hearing citing that she too-often voted with the telecommunications industry. Chong had been severely criticized by consumer groups.

Jan. 11, 2006 Chong was appointed commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Source: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/PUC/aboutus/Commissioners/05Chong/

May 1994 Chong was appointed by President Clinton to the Federal Communications Commission. Chong is the first Asian American to serve on the FCC. Source: http://www.fcc.gov/commissioners/previous/chong/biography.html

Chong is a communications regulatory lawyer.

Last edited by Scott Flodin on Sept. 26, 2012

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