'Tax on talking' bill passes Senate

Silva, Jeffrey
October 2000
RCR Wireless News;10/16/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p37
Trade Publication
Updates on the status of telecommunication-related bills in the United States Congress, including the repeal of the federal telephone tax and the foreign-ownership bill of Senator Ernest Hollings.


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