E&C Oversight Schedules Another Reg Reform Hearing

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The House Energy & Commerce Committee's Oversight Subcommittee has scheduled a regulatory reform hearing for July 7, with scheduled witnesses including FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz and FCC commissioner Robert McDowell.

Regulatory reform has been a priority for the committee, which has already slated a number of hearings, including in the Communications subcommittee, on the issue, featuring all the FCC commissioners and Cass Sunstein, who is overseeing President Barack Obama's executive order on regulatory reform.

An FCC source confirmed McDowell's invitation and plan to testify, as did an FTC spokesperson of Leibowitz's participation, adding that FTC Commissioner William Kovacic is also slated to testify.