Sandra Fulton

Government Relations Manager

Sandra coordinates Free Press’ legislative outreach and lobbying efforts. Before joining Free Press, she served as a legislative assistant in the American Civil Liberties Union’s Washington office, where she focused on First Amendment and privacy issues, including Net Neutrality, minority media ownership, government spying programs, and updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. Prior to that, she served as a research associate for a 2008 congressional campaign in Maryland and worked in Discovery Communications’ government relations group. Sandra earned a degree in political science from the University of Maryland. Follow her on Twitter @radsandy.

Blogs

Recent Press Statements

  • House Democrats Urge Chairman Pai to Keep His Hands Off Net Neutrality

    April 4, 2017
    WASHINGTON — Thirty-two members of Congress on Tuesday sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to abide by the Communications Act and follow the Net Neutrality rules passed by the FCC in 2015.
  • Free Press Action Fund: Passing the Email Privacy Act Should Be a No-Brainer

    January 10, 2017
    WASHINGTON — On Monday afternoon, Reps. Jared Polis (D–Colorado) and Kevin Yoder (R–Kansas) led a bipartisan coalition in the House to reintroduce the Email Privacy Act H.R. 387, which prohibits law enforcement and other government agencies from searching through electronic communications — such as emails, shared files and text messages — without a legal warrant.
  • Free Press Action Fund Condemns Senate Passage of CISA

    October 27, 2015
    WASHINGTON — The Senate today voted 74-21 to pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), legislation that offers blanket immunity to companies sharing vast quantities of their users’ private data with government authorities.

In the News

  • FCC 'Conspiring' With Telecoms to Put Net Neutrality Roll-Back in Fast Lane

    Common Dreams
    April 10, 2017

    Now that President Donald Trump and the Republican Party have gutted internet privacy protections, their next order of business is to fast-track repeal of groundbreaking Net Neutrality rules that proponents say ensure "access to social, political, and economic empowerment for all."

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