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Nadler & Cicilline Applaud Nomination of Gigi Sohn to Federal Communications Commission

Washington, October 26, 2021
Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Gigi Sohn for Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC):

“Today’s appointment of Gigi Sohn sends the clear message that President Biden is following through on his promises to make high-speed broadband more open, available, and affordable for all Americans. Gigi is a leading public interest advocate and has dedicated her career to increasing access to communications services that enable everyone to fully participate in our economy, society, and democracy. We applaud Gigi’s nomination to the Federal Communications Commission and look forward to working with her on critical issues such as competition, privacy, diversity, and affordability in the communications and media marketplace. The Senate should move quickly to confirm her to the FCC.”