January 6, 2017
Background: Today, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was appointed chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
The following statement is from USTelecom President & CEO Jonathan Spalter:
“A longtime and tireless advocate for broadband issues, particularly in rural areas, Chairman Blackburn brings a deep well of knowledge and experience that will be a tremendous asset for the subcommittee. The USTelecom community congratulates Chairman Blackburn and looks forward to working with her to promote policies that will encourage continued investment and innovation to help expand broadband access and adoption across the nation.”