WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the selection of Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) by the Republican Steering Committee to serve as Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the 115th Congress, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:
"NAB congratulates Greg Walden on his selection to be the next chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Rep. Walden's career has been marked by accomplishment and integrity. We look forward to working with him and other members of Congress and the Committee in the new Congress."
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