FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2011
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NAB Statement Regarding Senate Majority Leader Reid's Debt Ceiling Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's legislation to raise the national debt ceiling, NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton issued the following statement:

"NAB is deeply concerned about provisions currently in Senate Majority Leader Reid's legislation that would threaten the future of a great American institution -- free and local television. We will work with him as the process moves forward in hopes that our issues can be addressed."

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.

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