The Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA) is the FCC's liaison to Congress. OLA provides lawmakers with information regarding FCC regulatory decisions, answers to policy questions, and assistance with constituent concerns. The Office also prepares FCC witnesses for Congressional hearings, and helps create FCC responses to legislative proposals and Congressional inquiries.

Please include a privacy release form when forwarding an inquiry on behalf of a constituent.  Inquiries should be sent to Alethea Lewis ( or Jim Balaguer (  



Jim Balaguer, Deputy Director



Phone: (202) 418-1900

Fax: (202) 418-2806