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Senate Panel Delays Vote on FCC Nominee Sohn, FTC Choice Bedoya

Feb. 2, 2022, 12:35 AM

Senate Commerce Committee says it won’t hold vote Wednesday on Gigi Sohn, Democratic nominee for seat at Federal Communications Commission, as panel adjusts to absence of a Democratic senator who is ill.

  • Alvaro Bedoya, nominated to be a commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, also won’t get Wednesday vote, according to revised agenda released late Tuesday
  • NOTE: Democratic Sen. Ben Ray Lujan, of New Mexico, is recovering from stroke; names dropped from Wednesday agenda required votes of all Democratic members to succeed

To contact the reporters on this story:
Todd Shields in Washington at tshields3@bloomberg.net; ...