Local Community Radio Act Passes Subcommittee, Heads to House

October 15, 2009

Washington - Oct 15, 2009 - The House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted unanimously on Oct. 15, 2009, to pass the Local Community Radio Act (HR 1147). Reps. Mike Doyle (D-PA) and Lee Terry (R-NE) introduced the legislation, and have the support of more than 80 cosponsors in the House.

A companion bill (S. 592), sponsored by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and John McCain (R-AZ) is pending before the Senate Commerce Committee. Prior versions of the Senate bill have passed through the Senate Commerce Committee three times.

Receive regular news and technology updates. Sign up for our free newsletter here.