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April 5, 2022

NAB Statement on Retirement of Fred Upton

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the announced retirement by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI-6) upon the completion of the current congressional term on January 3, 2023, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt:

“America’s broadcasters are deeply appreciative of Chairman Upton's support during his career in Congress and we are grateful to call him a friend. As the leader of the Energy & Commerce Committee and Communications Subcommittee, his focus on bipartisan governance produced meaningful results to help television and radio broadcasters better compete, innovate and continue serving our tens of millions of viewers and listeners. We thank Fred for his many years of distinguished service to Michigan and our democracy and wish him and Amey all the best."

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