Senator Hutchison’s Statement on President’s Intent to Nominate Robert McDowell for Another Term at the FCC

June 2, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), the Ranking Member on the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today released the following statement on the President’s intent to nominate Robert McDowell to serve another term as a Republican commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

“Robert McDowell will provide continuity for many important issues on the FCC, including the upcoming digital television transition,” said Senator Hutchison.  “I look forward to working with Chairman Rockefeller to ensure that he receives a fair nomination hearing and is confirmed.”

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