Governors Blast Barton Bill

Hearn, Ted
June 2006
Multichannel News;6/5/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p31
Reports on the intention of U.S. governors to change a pending legislative bill in the House of Representatives to give the states the option to take control of the cable franchising process from the Federal Communications Commission. Support extended by the governors to the amendment of the House bill according to governors Mike Huckabee of Arkansas and Janet Napolitano of Arizona; Provisions of the bill; Impact of the bill on efforts by states to adopt statewide cable franchising according to Huckabee and Napolitano.


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