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Standard General, Tegna threaten US court challenge to constitutionality of FCC's ALJs if agency doesn't act on deal

By Serafina Smith
  • 17 Mar 2023 21:53
  • 17 Mar 2023 21:53
Standard General and Tegna have asked the US Federal Communications Commission to waive commission rules and issue an expedited ruling on their application for transfer licenses, citing an apparent violation of the US Constitution that they say would void the need for an administrative hearing.

The parties will seek judicial relief

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Serafina Smith


Serafina Smith covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex from New York. Before becoming a journalist, Serafina was a paralegal supporting the United States Department of Justice, where she worked on foreign bribery and money laundering cases. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Georgetown University.

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