WASHINGTON, D.C. -- NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith issued the following statement in response to the release of a discussion draft of spectrum legislation by Reps. Waxman and Eshoo:
"NAB appreciates the efforts of Reps. Waxman and Eshoo in support of broadcast spectrum auctions that are truly voluntary. We will work with them and others in Congress on a final outcome that protects against loss of free and local TV broadcasting for the tens of millions of viewers who watch our stations every day."
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