House Passes Potential FCC Regulation-Blocking Bill

Sponsor says legislation applied to independent agencies FCC and FTC, as well as executive agencies

WASHINGTON—Congress does not want Tom Wheeler making any last minute push that it might not agree with. After urging Wheeler to put a halt on “controversial” regulatory efforts, the House of Representatives have approved a bill that would allow them to easily invalidate any last-minute regulations from the FCC or other agencies. The bill will move to a vote in the Senate when it returns after the Thanksgiving holiday.

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