News about Heather Franklin Heather works with the digital, campaign, communications and policy teams to plan and execute campaigns both online and off. She also leads the organization's Net Neutrality campaign. Read more about Heather Franklin Mention Free & Open Internet Biden Faces Pressure from Tech Advocates to Nominate Final FCC Commissioner January 29, 2021 A coalition of more than 30 advocacy groups is calling on President Joe Biden and Congress to fill the vacancy at the FCC. Press Release Free & Open Internet, Media Control Pro-Democracy and Social-Justice Groups Urge President Biden and the Senate to Quickly Seat Fifth FCC Commissioner January 28, 2021 The White House and Senate must ensure the agency can repair the damage the Trump FCC created and restore everyone’s rights to connect and communicate. Press Release Local Journalism Free Press Action Urges Massachusetts Lawmakers to Strengthen Legislation to Better Address Local-News Crisis July 10, 2019 BOSTON — On Wednesday, Free Press Action’s Heather Franklin testified before a legislative committee about Massachusetts’ local-news crisis. Update Net Neutrality Net Neutrality Won in the House. Now It's on to the Senate. April 12, 2019 Before the final gavel dropped on the vote in the House, skeptics rang out in a chorus of “What about McConnell?!” To them, we say: Challenge accepted. Update Net Neutrality 6 Ways You Can Convince Your Rep to Save Net Neutrality May 24, 2018 To officially save the internet we have to get the House of Representatives on board.