Senate Commerce Committee Approves FCC's Carr Nomination for Full Term
The Senate Commerce Committee has narrowly--14 to 13-- FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr for a full, five-year, term on the Federal Communications Commission. Carr is currently serving out the unexpired term of former chair Tom Wheeler, which expires in June. His nomination, which was sent to the committee the week of Jan 8, now goes to the full Senate for a vote. If Carr is confirmed by a Senate floor vote, his full five-year term will begin on July 1.
Senate Commerce Committee Approves FCC's Carr Nomination for Full Term Senate panel approves FCC commissioner for full term (The Hill)