Congressional Repubs Call On FCC To Halt Major Actions

Law360, Washington (November 15, 2016, 8:01 PM EST) -- Hill Republicans on Tuesday asked Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to stop all action on complex or controversial issues during the transition to a new president, saying that Democrats requested the same after the election of President Barack Obama in 2008.

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan and Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Chairman Greg Walden of Oregon asked the FCC to focus on the broadcast incentive auction alone in the coming weeks and end other major decision-making. The FCC...
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