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January 11, 2013
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NAB Statement on Announced Retirement of Sen. Rockefeller

WASHINGTON – In response to Sen. Jay Rockefeller's (D-WV) announcement today that he will retire at the end of the 113th Congress, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

"I have tremendous respect for Sen. Rockefeller, both as a former Senate colleague and as a friend. His passion for public service is second to none, and NAB looks forward to working with him over the next two years as he completes a remarkable political career."

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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