Four Reps Add Support for Local Radio Freedom Act
|RADIO ONLINE | Tuesday, May 19, 2015|
Four members of the House of Representatives have been added as co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution now has 187 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 16 in the Senate.
Adding their support for the Local Radio Freedom Act in the House are Reps. John Katko (NY-24), John Mica (FL-7), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and David Young (IA-3).
Reps. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and Gene Green (D-TX) are the principal sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act (H. Con. Res. 17) in the House of Representatives. Sens. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) are the principal sponsors of the companion resolution (S. Con. Res. 4) in the Senate.