Mar 14, 2017

Ex-USDA official said to be up for trade commission

Reuters' Diane Bartz reports that a former Department of Agriculture official is up for the remaining Democratic seat on the Federal Trade Commission. Lillian Salerno worked for the agency from 2015 until 2017.

Why it matters: The FTC is the nation's consumer protection agency — but it's currently short three commissioners. How it gets filled out is being closely watched by antitrust insiders.

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