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January 29, 2022

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Senate confirms Davidson to lead Commerce Dept. telecom agency

By Sara Friedman / January 11, 2022

The Senate has confirmed Alan Davidson in a 60-31 vote for administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an agency that will play a critical role in the rollout of billions of dollars for broadband development and potentially could be a larger voice on U.S. participation in international standards bodies.

Davidson is currently a senior advisor policy advisor at the Mozilla Foundation and until 2012 led Google’s public policy office in Washington, DC. Davidson was the first director of...


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