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NATE Statement on U.S. Senator Roger Wicker’s Ascension to Chairman and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell’s Selection as Ranking Member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Posted on: January 9, 2019 Category: NATE News

For Immediate Release:                                                                     

January 9, 2019                                                                                

 

NATE Statement on U.S. Senator Roger Wicker’s Ascension to Chairman and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell’s Selection as Ranking Member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

(Washington, D.C.) – The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) today released the following statement on the announcement of U.S. Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss) officially being selected to serve as the new Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

“NATE congratulates Senator Wicker on being named the new Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation,” said NATE Board of Directors member Jimmy Miller MillerCo, Inc. in Gulfport, Mississippi. “Senator Wicker possesses a keen understanding of the legislative and regulatory challenges currently confronting the wireless infrastructure community and will work in a collaborative, bipartisan fashion to solve these issues in a manner that benefits the industry and consumers,” added Miller.

NATE also commended the elevation of U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) as Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. “As a small business owner in the state of Washington and constituent, I would like to offer my congratulations to Senator Cantwell on assuming the Ranking Member role,” said NATE Chairman Jim Tracy of Legacy Telecommunications, LLC in Burley, Washington. “NATE has enjoyed our working relationship with Sen. Cantwell and her staff and looks forward to continue this collaboration in the 116th Congress, “Tracy said.

For more information on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, visit HERE.  For information related to NATE, visit www.natehome.com.

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About National Association of Tower Erectors

National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) is a non-profit trade association in the wireless infrastructure industry providing a unified voice for tower erection, service and maintenance companies. Today the Association boasts over 800 member companies located throughout the United States, Australia, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Canada, China, Ghana, India, Italy, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago and the United Arab Emirates. For additional information on NATE, please visit www.natehome.com.