Rodgers, Bilirakis Urge FTC Chair to Embrace Bipartisan Tradition & Avoid an Ill-Conceived Decision-Making Process
Washington, D.C.--House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Republican Leader for Consumer Protection and Commerce Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) sent a letter to FTC Chair Lina Khan on her recent internal decisions that politicize the agency while harming businesses.
Excerpts and highlights from the letter To Chairwoman Khan:
“We write to you regarding our significant concerns about the trajectory of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Historically, the Commission has operated in a bipartisan manner to carry out its responsibility to protect consumers without unduly burdening legitimate business activity. Under your...
Rodgers, Comer Demand Transparency on Biden’s Vaccine Mandates for Federal Employees
Washington, D.C.--Today, House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Oversight and Reform Committee Republican Leader James Comer sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget demanding more information on the Administration’s compliance with the President’s sweeping vaccine mandates for Federal employees.
President Biden’s directive required all Federal employees be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021 – which means each employee was required to receive their requisite doses by November 8, 2021, as explained by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force. Recent reports suggest a vast majority of Federal employees have...
E&C Leaders Request GAO Review of Federal Efforts to Streamline Broadband Deployment & Close the Digital Divide
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Bob Latta (R-OH), and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) wrote to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of how improved interagency coordination can help streamline broadband deployment and close the digital divide, as well as what progress agencies are making toward these efforts.
Excerpts and highlights from the letter:
“Closing the digital divide remains a shared, bipartisan goal. In recent years, broadband has become increasingly integral to...