FCC Commissioner Adelstein Nominated for Agriculture Post

  • March 23, 2009
Democratic FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein has been nominated by President Obama to head the Agriculture Department's Rural Utilities Service. The division has $2.5 billion in broadband stimulus grants to hand out. His likely successor to the Democratic seat is Mignon Clyburn, reports B&C. She is the daughter of House Majority Whip James Clyburn and a South Carolina public service commissioner.

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