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Statement of Assistant Secretary of Commerce Lawrence E. Strickling on the Senate confirmation of Tom Wheeler as FCC Chairman and Michael O’Rielly as FCC member

October 30, 2013
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Juliana Gruenwald

“I want to congratulate Tom Wheeler on his confirmation as the nation’s next FCC Chairman and Michael O’Rielly, who will be joining Tom at the commission.  I look forward to working with Tom and the commission on key issues that will grow our economy and create jobs. These include making more spectrum available for commercial broadband and expanding broadband access and adoption, especially to the nation’s students and schools.”