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Lawmakers Spar Over FCC Internet Proposals

WASHINGTON—Lawmakers questioned Federal Communications Commission officials Thursday about their plans to regulate the Internet, and overhaul an $8 billion federal phone subsidy fund so it can be used to fund new broadband lines.