Prepared Remarks of Commissioner Robert M. McDowell
Free State Foundation Keynote
National Press Club
Washington, D.C.
Friday, January 29, 2010

Thank you, Randy, for that kind introduction. And many thanks to the Free State Foundation for your invitation. You have an impressive line-up today, and I am sure that it will generate some lively dialogue.

I’d like to wish everyone a belated happy New Year. It’s amazing how much can change in one year. For instance, if we had been meeting one year ago today, I probably would have been talking about how Congress was moving legislation to push back the digital TV transition deadline from February 17 to June 12.

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