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Statement On The Announcement Of Chairman Walden’s Retirement

Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the announcement that Chairman Gregory Walden (R-OR) would be retiring:

“Chairman Walden is a champion of technology policy in Congress and most importantly, a dedicated public servant. His leadership will be missed. On a personal note, I’ve known Chairman Walden for many years, and I had the privilege of working with him on the Energy & Commerce Committee. He’s always been a straight shooter and an honest broker, regardless of the issue. The internet industry congratulates Chairman Walden on his impactful career in Congress and looks forward to continuing to work with him for the rest of the 116th Congress. “