Organisation: US House Committee on the Judiciary

Buck: Democratic leadership tanked tech bills

Legislation designed to rein in the world’s largest technology companies will once again stall in Congress despite having enough votes to pass each chamber, Representative Ken Buck has said.

03 March 2023

House highly unlikely to pass self-preferencing bill, Senate counsel says

Legislation intended to prevent the largest US technology companies from preferencing their own products and services over rivals’ has no apparent path through the House of Representatives, counsel to Senator Mike Lee has said.

28 February 2023

Big Tech foe to leave Congress

David Cicilline, the former chair of the House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee and an outspoken advocate for reining in the largest US technology companies, will give up his congressional seat this summer to lead a nonprofit.

22 February 2023

House Republicans seek answers from FTC on proposed non-compete ban

The Federal Trade Commission’s proposed ban of non-compete agreements is a naked “power grab” that steps outside of its mandate, a group of House Republicans have said in a letter demanding more detail about how it decided on the proposal.

16 February 2023

GOP picks enforcement critic to lead House panel

Republican leadership has selected a libertarian firebrand who once suggested merger review should not exist to lead the House antitrust subcommittee.

30 January 2023

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