TITLE

Cable Lobbying Pays Off

AUTHOR(S)
Moss, Linda
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 41, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the claims made by open-government advocacy group Common Cause that the cable television industry's near $100 million spending on campaign contributions and lobbying has led to its favorable treatment by U.S. legislators. According to Common Cause, consumers are paying higher prices as a result. The group pointed how cable rates has increased by approximately 90 percent since 1995 until 2006.
ACCESSION #
24969300

 

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