NATOA Applauds Committee Vote on Sohn Nomination

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Today, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to approve the nomination of Gigi Sohn to be a Commissioner of the FCC, advancing President Biden’s nominee for consideration by the full Senate.   NATOA’s President, Michael Russo, issued the following statement:

“NATOA applauds Senator Cantwell and the Commerce Committee for moving Gigi Sohn’s nomination to the full Senate.  We congratulate Ms. Sohn and look forward to her confirmation to fill the long-vacant fifth Commissioner seat.  A fully staffed FCC is necessary to ensure that federal communications policies promote and protect the public interest, including NATOA’s efforts to protect consumers, enhance public safety, promote and expand community media and advance other local government communications goals.”