NAB Statement on Confirmations of Brendan Carr and Geoffrey Starks to FCC

Posted On: Jan 05, 2019

January 3, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Senate confirming Geoffrey Starks as an FCC Commissioner and Brendan Carr for a full five-year term,the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“NAB strongly supports the confirmation of Geoffrey Starks to a seat on the FCC and Brendan Carr’s confirmation for a full five-year term. These are two dedicated public servants with a firm grasp on telecommunications policy that will serve the American people well. Broadcasters look forward to working with an FCC that now has its full complement of five members.”

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