State broadcasters associations representing all fifty states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging the passing of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA). The LJSA would provide local... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association joined the other 49 state broadcasters association in a letter asking the Senate to pass the Music Modernization Act (MMA). The bill would include language from the Senate Commerce Committee formalizing Congressional oversight over Department of Justice's review of the antitrust... Read More.
Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey has co-signed a bipartisan letter from Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to Senate leadership advocating for no changes to the deductibility of advertising in any tax reform. The letter... Read More.
Twenty six broadcasters representing more than sixty radio and television stations from every Congressional district in Massachusetts sent a letter to Senators Warren and Markey and Representatives Neal, McGovern, Tsongas, Kennedy, Clark, Moulton, Capuano, Lynch and Keating last week calling for advertising expenses to... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with management from six Massachusetts television stations sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on October 8, asking the Chairman to reconsider his position to eliminate television exclusivity rules. The... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with 46 other State Broadcasters Associations, joined in filing with the FCC an ex parte letter in continuing opposition to the requirement that television stations post their political files online, particularly given... Read More.