NAB Applauds Locke Confirmation As Commerce Secretary
March 25, 2009 at 10:59 AM (PT)
The confirmation of former WASHINGTON Governor GARY LOCKE as President OBAMA's Commerce Secretary drew plaudits from the NAB.
NAB Pres./CEO DAVID K. REHR has issued the following statement, "NAB applauds Senate lawmakers on their approval of GARY LOCKE as our nation's next Commerce Secretary. Secretary LOCKE has first-hand knowledge of the lifeline role played by radio and television stations across America. NAB stands ready to work with him in concluding a successful digital TV transition, and in establishing policies that preserve the enduring value of free and local broadcasting."