Vermont legislation potentially harmful to broadcasters


NAB / National Association of BroadcastersSue Keenom, NAB SVP/State Associations and Board Relations, sent an email out 5/29 to all state broadcaster associations about a bill has been passed through the Vermont legislature that is potentially harmful to television broadcasters.  It would require each commercial broadcasting station doing business with a Vermont cable company to report to the Attorney General any fees charged for program content retransmitted on the cable network under a retransmission consent agreement. The bill is now sitting on the Governor’s desk waiting to be signed – or vetoed. See her email here:

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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.