Cable TV Legislation A Travesty

June 2006
Grand Rapids Business Journal;6/12/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p4
Reflects on cable television bill called Broadband Investment and Consumer Choices Act passed by the U.S. House. Additional authority of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission over cable franchise under the legislation; Provisions of the act such as the elimination of public service requirements for broadcast and the abolition of public, education and government channels; Results of a hearing conducted by the Michigan House Committee on Energy and Technology to determine impacts and concerns on the bill.


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