11 More Members Of Congress Say Yes To Sirius/XM Merger
October 29, 2007 at 11:52 AM (PT)
Another salvo was fired in the letter wars over the XM/SIRIUS merger continued, as 11 more members of Congress voiced their approval of the deat in a letter sent to FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Chairman KEVIN MARTIN.
The letter was signed by: REP. SANFORD BISHOP (D-GA), REP. CORRINE BROWN (D-FL), REP. YVETTE CLARKE (D-NY), REP. DANNY DAVIS (D-IL), REP. ELIOT ENGEL (D-NY), REP. RALPH HALL (R-TX), REP. ALCEE HASTINGS (D-FL), REP. CAROLYN MALONEY (D-NY), REP. GREG MEEKS (D-NY), REP. BOBBY RUSH (D-IL) and REP. EDOLPHUS TOWNS (D-NY). In their letter to Chairman MARTIN, the lawmakers identified a "plethora of choices" in the audio entertainment market that compete with satellite radio, adding that enabling the two companies to merge will enhance "innovative and diverse content, jobs and business partnering opportunities."