By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 12-8-21

It’s official. The Senate has voted to confirm Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to a new, five-year term on the commission, her third term but first as chair – President Joe Biden designated her chair Oct. 26 after she had been acting chair since January.

The vote was 68 to 31.

Had the Senate not voted to confirm her, Rosenworcel would have had to leave the Commission at the end of the year since her current term had expired. Commissioners are allowed to stay on through the end of the next Congress.  » Read More