Broadcast Radio, TV Included In Second COVID-19 Relief Plan


As RBR+TVBR tweeted on Sunday afternoon (12/20), a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 federal relief package was approved by the U.S. Senate, paving the way for $600 stimulus checks for adults earning up to $75,000 and additional $600 one-time checks for each dependent.

It turns out the coronavirus relief legislation includes expanded eligibility to local media outlets for the Paycheck Protection Program — a victory for many broadcast radio and TV companies.

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