Senators Seek An Exemption

Hearn, Ted
November 2007
Multichannel News;11/26/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p3
The article reports that seven U.S. senators have been requesting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to exempt small cable operators from the proposed rules requiring the duplicative carriage of some local television signals beginning in early 2009. Senators including Jay Rockefeller, Byron Dorgan, Trent Lott, and Gordon Smith, have signed a letter addressed to FCC chairman Kevin Martin which seeks to exclude small cable operators from shouldering unnecessary financial hardship.


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