SBAs file FCC comments disputing regulatory fee schedule

The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, in combination with the state broadcasters associations of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, filed Joint Comments urging the FCC to modernize its methodology for setting annual regulatory fees to comply with the RAY BAUM’S Act... Read More.

State broadcasters file comments opposing Form 395-B reinstatement

The Massachusetts Broadcastesr Association, in combination with the state broadcasters associations from every other state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, filed extensive Joint Reply Comments urging the FCC to reject the proposed reinstatement of FCC Form 395-B, which requires broadcast stations to... Read More.

MBA files joint reply comments on media regulation modernization

In the Matter of Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative, MB Docket No. 17-105.  Joint Reply Comments filed August 4, 2017. The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, in combination with state broadcasters associations across the country, filed extensive Joint Reply Comments in this proceeding, which is aimed at... Read More.

MBA files comments on FCC EEO recruitment

The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in support of a proposal to change the... Read More.

MBA files joint comments on FCC EAS rulemaking

The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with other broadcasters associations representing 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in the FCC’s rulemaking proceeding regarding proposed changes to the Emergency Alert System.  We pointed out how state broadcasters associations played... Read More.

MBA looking for EAS NPRM comments

The long-awaited FCC EAS NPRM has been published in the Federal Register.  The National Alliance of State Broadcasters Associations’ (NASBA) counsel Dick Zaragoza and chief EAS expert Suzanne Goucher, President of the Maine Association of Broadcasters, are looking for input... Read More.

MBA files several joint comments to FCC in 2015

Each year the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association files comments on numerous Federal Communications Commission proceedings on behalf of our members.  The following is a list of the FCC proceedings in which the MBA jointly participated in 2015 thanks to Washington counsel of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw... Read More.

MBA files comments on TV public files

The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association and 45 other State Broadcasters Associations joined in filing comments in response to the FCC's proposal to require television stations to post the bulk of their public inspection... Read More.