MBA takes to The Hill

Last week, members of the MBA Board of Directors Bill Fine (WCVB-TV), Bill Pepin (WWLP-TV) and Chairman Carl Strube (WNBP-AM), counsel Jim Smith, and Executive Director Jordan Walton took to Capitol Hill to advocate for our radio and television members. Read more »

Five steps to get your station involved with MBA advocacy

When the MBA took to Capitol Hill, each conversation we had with our Congressional delegation focused on the local work that our stations take part in every day.  Help us protect your license and your ability to serve your community Read more »

IPAWS legislation heads to President’s desk

In a voice vote held yesterday evening the House of Representatives passed the “Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015.”  The bill, which was originally introduced by Senator Susan Collins of Maine in the Senate, was born Read more »

MA Broadcasters have productive trip to nation’s capital

A group of owners and General Managers representing the over-the-air television and radio broadcasters of Massachusetts took to Capitol Hill recently as part of the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference. The MBA visited with Senators Ed Markey and Read more »

Advocacy efforts a constant for MBA

Advocacy efforts a constant for MBA

There are a number of ongoing legislative issues facing broadcasters both in Boston and in Washington DC. For our television members we are facing an effort by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to end “exclusivity” rules for local broadcasters.  Read more »

The MBA visits Washington on your behalf

In their annual trip to Washington DC, members of the Massachusetts Association of Broadcasters took to Capitol Hill to educate our Congressional delegation about ongoing issues facing radio and television broadcasters. This year, Bill Fine, General Manager from WCVB-TV, Tom Read more »

2015 is the year of ‘localism’ for broadcasters

Never in human history have there been so many choices for entertainment.  In 2015, consumers will face an unprecedented number of options when it comes to how they spend their time.  Want to listen to music?  There’s broadcast radio, internet Read more »

NASBA issues statement on House STELA bill

MADISON, WI – In response to [yesterday’s] STELA reauthorization bill introduced by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-06), the following statement can be attributed to NASBA President Michelle Vetterkind, on behalf of NASBA and its State Broadcasters Association members. “On behalf Read more »