RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Jessica Rosenworcel, chair of the Federal Communications Commission, on Tuesday was confirmed for another term by the US Senate in a 68-31 vote. And the news triggered endorsements from several business and advocacy groups.
“The Internet Innovation Alliance (IIA) congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel on her confirmation as Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission and applauds her commitment to an equitable, evolving broadband ecosystem. A dedicated public servant for nearly a decade, Chairwoman Rosenworcel‘s inspirational leadership and balanced decision-making merit this well-deserved honor. IIA is eager to continue working alongside Chairwoman Rosenworcel in support of her goals to empower all people across America with broadband access and position the United States for global leadership in 5G, 6G and beyond.”
The Internet Association:
IA CEO K. Dane Snowden said:
“IA congratulates Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on her confirmation to an additional five-year term at the FCC. Chairwoman Rosenworcel is a champion for making communications and broadband services more accessible to all Americans, and the FCC is fortunate to have her leadership. We look forward to working with the FCC to ensure every American can benefit from an internet economy that offers educational, health care, and economic opportunities.”
The Parents Television and Media Council (PTC) President Tim Winter added:
“It is a profound pleasure to congratulate FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel on her Senate confirmation. This is an historic moment not only for her confirmation as the first female FCC chair, but also as the first ‘mom’ to hold this important regulatory leadership role. Over the many years I’ve known and worked with Jessica, she has proven herself to be a stalwart advocate for America’s children, and also for policies that help parents to be better parents. We look forward to working together with her to advance positive solutions that serve the critical needs of parents and families.”