Statement of Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association Regarding Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Being Elected Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee

“We congratulate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on being elected Ranking Member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, the first woman to be elected as Chair or Ranking Member in the committee’s history. Rep. McMorris Rodgers has long been a leader who recognizes the significant benefits of today’s vibrant and competitive media and communications marketplace that facilitates ongoing investment and innovation in new consumer products and services. We look forward to working with her and the entire committee on America’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensuring that every American can benefit from our world class digital infrastructure.”