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Federal Communications Commission
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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

For Immediate Release
January 23, 2001

Press Contact Bryan Tramont


Congratulations to my colleague and friend Commissioner Michael Powell on his selection as FCC Chairman. President Bush has made an excellent choice. Commissioner Powell is a proven leader in the communications industry and will bring his sharp intellect and substantial energy to the Chairmanship. I look forward to continuing our work together in the new administration.

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