Committee Approves Genachowski, McDowell Nominations
June 18, 2009 at 4:30 PM (PT)
The Senate Commerce Committee has voted to approve JULIUS GENACHOWSKI's nomination to the Chair of the FCC TODAY (6/18). The committee also approved the renomination of ROBERT MCDOWELL as Commissioner.
The vote for GENACHOWSKI by the Senate Commerce Committee was 24-1; Republican MCDOWELL was approved by unanimous vote.
Both nominations will now be sent to the floor for a vote of the full Senate.