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➢ Just 36% of Americans responding to a CNBC survey show support for President Biden’s infrastructure proposal. Some 33% said they oppose it.

➢ 87% back the proposal in the plan to fix roads and bridges, while 82% approve of increasing pay for elderly caregivers and 78% support expanding high-speed broadband.

➢ 43% back the idea that corporate taxes should be raised to pay for the plan.

➢ The bigger worry for 55% of the public is that the government will spend too much and drive up deficits compared with 32% who worry that the government will spend too little to support the economy.

(Source: CNBC)

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“I learned long ago to go around expressing a preference for one chair or the other. I would only say this: I have worked with Chairwoman Rosenworcel for most of my career. When I was [FCC] chairman, I even tried to hire her to work for me. She was a wise woman and chose not to. Her career has not suffered one bit as a consequence. I have a really healthy respect for her intellect and her fair mindedness. We look forward to working with her in her acting capacity. If she should be so lucky as to be appointed by the president, we look forward to working with her then.”

– NCTA president/CEO Michael Powell on C-SPAN’s “Communicators” discussing whether Jessica Rosenworcel should be made permanent FCC chair

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