Bush picks Tennessee regulator for FCC

November 9, 2005
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Bush nominated a Republican regulator from Tennessee Wednesday to serve on the Federal Communications Commission.
Nominated was Deborah Tate to fill a vacant Republican seat on the panel.
Tate is a director on the Tennessee Regulatory Authority and previously served as chairman of the authority from 2003 to 2004.
In 2003, she was appointed to the FCC’s Federal-State Joint Conference on Advanced Telecommunications Services.
Tate was an assistant to former Gov. Don Sundquist.
She must be confirmed by the Senate.

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