Biden FCC Picks Get Separate Hearings After Criticism of One (1)
By Todd Shields
Nov. 11, 2021, 2:27 PM
The Senate Commerce Committee will consider President Joe Biden’s nominee to head the U.S. Federal Communications Commission next week but hold off consideration of his choice for a fifth commissioner who has drawn Republican criticism.
The committee will hold a hearing on Jessica Rosenworcel’s nomination for a full term as chairwoman of the FCC on Nov. 17, according to a notice published by the committee. A hearing is expected several weeks later for FCC nominee Gigi Sohn and another nominee, Alan Davidson, who would oversee spectrum policy at the Commerce Department, said a person briefed on the ...