Iowans Sue Over Fees

Haugsted, Linda
September 2006
Multichannel News;9/18/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 37, p19
The article reports on the lawsuits filed in the Iowa District Court by consumers arguing that cable franchise fees are violating the state law. Richard Davidson, attorney for the plaintiffs, said that if the suit is successful, it could lower the taxes passed through by cable operators. Davidson will pursue class-action status on behalf of cable customers if the individual suits are successful.


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