The LRFA Gets More Support as ‘Fairness’ Bill Stalls


Ten more Members of Congress have pledged to refrain from voting for any new “performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations.

Their decision further puts the latest attempt by Reps. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) to “provide fair treatment of radio stations and artists for the use of sound recordings, and for other purposes” in doubt of succeeding on Capitol Hill.

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