WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB issued a statement today congratulating FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein on his nomination to be Administrator for the Rural Utilities Service.
"NAB appreciated Commissioner Adelstein's South Dakota values during his tenure at the FCC. We will miss his good humor, his understanding of the lifeline role played by local broadcasters, and his harmonica playing at the NAB Radio Show," said NAB Executive Vice President Dennis Wharton. "We wish him well as he takes his public service passion to the Rural Utilities Service."
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