For Immediate Release
September 16, 2011
Manassas, VA –NRB presented its Faith & Freedom Award to Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
“We are privileged to honor Congressman Greg Walden with this award,” said NRB President and CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “With his background as a broadcaster in Oregon, he has stood strong in the House in the defense of liberty with his efforts to remove the Fairness Doctrine from the federal code. We are very grateful for his leadership on the Commerce Committee and in the House of Representatives.”
NRB annually presents the Faith & Freedom Award to a stalwart defender of religious liberty at its Capitol Hill Media Summit, the annual gathering of the NRB President’s Council. Past recipients include then-Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) and Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN).
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