Clyburn, Baker Confirmed By Senate
July 24, 2009 at 12:15 PM (PT)
The nominations to the FCC of Democrat MIGNON CLYBURN and Republican MEREDITH ATWELL BAKER have been approved by the full Senate.
CLYBURN, a member of the SOUTH CAROLINA Public Service Commission and daughter of House Majority Whip JAMES CLYBURN (D-SC), and former NTIA Acting Chief BAKER were approved by unanimous consent on the floor of the Senate TODAY (7/24).
NAB EVP/Media Relations DENNIS WHARTON said, "NAB salutes the Senate for confirming MEREDITH ATWELL BAKER and MIGNON CLYBURN as new Commissioners at the FCC. Their commitment to public service, and their understanding of media-related issues will serve the Commission and consumers well. NAB looks forward to working with Commissioners BAKER and CLYBURN and their FCC colleagues on behalf of AMERICA's free and local radio and television stations."