Rep. Bob Latta Will Chair House Communications Subcommittee

Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) has been named chair of the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Communications and Technology Subcommittee by E&C chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.). Latta had been ranking member of the subcommittee. The committee has primary oversight of the FCC.

Latta Named Comm. Subcom. Ranking Member

As expected, Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) has been named ranking member of the House Communications Subcommittee. Latta had chaired the subcommittee, but the gavels traveled to the Democrats for the new Congress following the midterm elections.

House GOP Goes After FCC In Three New Bills

GOP members on the House communications and technology subcommittee are going after the FCC any way they can, offering up three draft bills to improve the transparency of the agency in the wake of its net neutrality order passed in February.

Latta Introduces FCC Cost Analysis Bill

Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio) last week introduced the FCC Analysis of Benefits and Costs or “ABCs” Act. The bill would require the FCC to conduct a cost-benefit analysis of proposed rules and final rules.