Genachowski, McDowell complete confirmation hearings for FCC posts

July 2009
Urgent Communications;Jul2009, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p10
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The article reports that U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman appointee Julius Genachowski and 2009 commissioner Robert McDowell passed the confirmation hearings before the Senate Commerce Committee. The confirmation committee quizzed Genachowski and McDowell on various issues including media ownership, broadband deployment and the universal service fund. Senators from both parties heaped plaudits on both men led by Republican Senator Mike Johanns of Nebraska who said that Genachowski is the only qualified person for the job.


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