Franchise Bills Dominate State Debates

Haugsted, Linda
April 2007
Multichannel News;4/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p52
The article reports developments in telecommunication franchising law in the U.S. Missouri Governor Matt Blunt enacted a bill that designates franchises under the state's Public Service Commission. Kansas Cable Telecommunications Association contract lobbyist Dan Murray stated that the State Senate junked the proposed voice-over Internet protocol bill. In Florida, the different versions of the reform bill on franchising are contending to be enacted before legislature adjourns.


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