Texas-Style Franchising

Hearn, Ted
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/29/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p10
Reports on the introduction of the Franchise Reform Act of 2006 by U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison that would require state governments to become cable-franchising authorities. Possibility of offering the bill to amend a major telecommunications legislation sponsored by Senator Ted Stevens; Provisions of the bill; Percentage of gross revenue needed to be paid by state franchisees under the bill.


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