NTCA Congratulates House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Mike Doyle


For Immediate Release
Contact:  Laura Withers, 703-351-2087, lwithers@ntca.org

Arlington, Va. (January 12, 2017)—NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association today issued the following statement from NTCA Chief Executive Officer Shirley Bloomfield regarding the selection of Rep. Mike Doyle (D–Pa.) as ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology:

“We congratulate Ranking Member Doyle on his new leadership role on the Communications and Technology Subcommittee. With our member companies in Pennsylvania and across the nation leading the charge to solve broadband challenges in rural America, we look forward to working with Ranking Member Doyle to ensure that all Americans share in the benefits of robust and affordable communications services.

“We also thank Rep. Anna Eshoo for her six years of service as Ranking Member and we welcome the chance to continue to work with her as she remains on the subcommittee.”

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