Senate Commerce Committee

What We Heard From Four FTC Nominees

The Senate Commerce Committee convened a hearing for the president’s nominees to serve as Federal Trade Commissioners:

Senate Commerce Committee Approves 16 Bills and Two Cabinet Nominations at First Markup of 115th Congress

The Senate Commerce Committee approved 16 bills and the nominations for Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce and Elaine Chao to be Secretary of Transportation. The bills (all approved by voice vote) include:

Sen Thune Statement Ahead of FCC E-Rate Vote

Since [Federal Communications Commission] Chairman [Tom] Wheeler first announced his $5 billion Wi-Fi stimulus proposal, I have been concerned that he cannot realistically expect to pay for it without forcing Americans to pay more for communicatio

Sen Rockefeller Statement on FTC Action Against T-Mobile

Sen John (Jay) Rockefeller, IV (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation released the following statement after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it filed a complaint against wireless phone s

Preserving Public Safety and Network Reliability in the IP Transition

The US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet will hold a hearing on June 5 titled “.”

Chairman Rockefeller Statement on Cybersecurity Information Sharing Announcement

Chairman John (Jay) Rockefeller IV released the following statement after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that cybersecurity information can be shared with competitors without violating antitrust law.