Blackburn, a member of the House Communications subcommittee, also mentioned hearings as a way to push back against the FCC.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski proposed formal net-neutrality rules on Wednesday, pending passage in a commission vote in December. He received support from Democrats and intense opposition from Republicans.
One indicator to that effect: Rep. Gene GreenRaymond (Gene) Eugene GreenBottom line Texas New Members 2019 Two Democrats become first Texas Latinas to serve in Congress MORE (D-Texas), who rallied Democrats against strict FCC regulations this year, commended the FCC for moderating its views in its most recent proposal.
Further, President Obama made a campaign promise to support net neutrality, so he might be unlikely to sign such a bill.