NAB Statement on House Communications & Technology Chair Selection

January 6, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) being named as Chair of the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications & Technology, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“NAB congratulates Congressman Blackburn on her selection as Chair of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee. America’s hometown TV and radio broadcasters look forward to working with her on behalf of viewers and listeners in Tennessee and across the nation to ensure our communications laws and a reformed FCC enable a competitive media marketplace.”

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