WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights, issued the statement below following Senate confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel to be Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). President Biden has additionally nominated Rosenworcel to serve as the Commission’s chair.

“Jessica Rosenworcel will be a great leader at the FCC as we work to deliver on the connectivity goals our 21st-century economy demands. I am confident that she has the expertise needed to close the digital divide and strengthen our nation for generations to come. I was proud to support her nomination, and I’m excited that she will be the first female chair of the FCC. I look forward to working with her.”

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