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 the nomination of Jessica Rosenworcel to be Commissioner and Chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Gigi Sohn to be Commissioner of the FCC:

“During this vitally important time at the Federal Communications Commission, I strongly support  both Jessica Rosenworcel’s nomination to lead the FCC as Chair and Gigi Sohn’s nomination to be an FCC Commissioner. As Congress works to move forward a historic investment in broadband infrastructure, strong leadership at the FCC is essential to deliver on the connectivity goals our 21-century economy demands. With more than two decades of experience at the FCC and the Senate Commerce Committee, I am confident that both Rosenworcel and Sohn have the expertise needed to close the digital divide and strengthen our nation for generations to come.”

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