TITLE

REP. TAUZIN TOPS COMMERCE

AUTHOR(S)
McClintock, Pamela
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;01/05/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 24, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces the election of Representative Billy Tauzin as chairman of the United States-based House Commerce Committee. Entertainment industry lobbyists' praise for pro-active style of the lawmaker; Willingness to step out of the traditional modes of operation; Major telecommunication issues likely to be taken up by the committee.
ACCESSION #
3964817

 

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