McDowell Among ‘Most Valuable Policymakers’


McDowell Among ‘Most Valuable Policymakers’

Broadcasting and Cable – The Sports Fan Coalition, which has asked the FCC to scrap its sports blackout rule as outmoded and fan-unfriendly, is honoring six legislators and one FCC commissioner for “standing up for fans.”

That is coming at a Capitol Hill reception Tuesday night.

The recipients of the MVP awards for 2012 are Commissioner Robert McDowell, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Reps. Joe Barton (R-Texas), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.).

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