FCC Is in Good Hands with Copps

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Jen Howard, Free Press, (202) 265-1490

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama today designated Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Copps as acting chair of the agency.

Josh Silver, executive director of Free Press, issued the following statement:

"Michael Copps is a longtime champion and tireless advocate of the public interest, and we congratulate him on his new position. His experience and leadership are exactly what the commission needs at this crucial moment. The FCC is in good hands."


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