Another update on LPFM in the Senate, this time from the Virginia Center For the Public Press: Last night the Senate passed an appropriations bill containing a rider to kill LPFM (s.3020), with a vote pretty much down party lines. It’s reported that President Clinton has promised to veto this bill, with LPFM being one […]
Archive | October, 2000
I just received the following breaking update on the LPFM situation in Congress from the Low Power Radio Coalition: Friends- At 5:30 this morning, the Commerce State Justice Appropriations bill was submitted to both houses of Congress. This bill includes a rider (S. 3020) that guts the FCC’s Low Power Radio proposal. The House is […]
Wired News has an article today on the congressional fight for the future of LPFM. Unfortunately, the article reports that Clinton is unlikely to veto an appropriations bill just because anti-LPFM language is attached. That’s bad news, and should give even more reason to deluge Clinton with faxes and letters urging him to support LPFM […]
FCC Chairman William Kennard wrote an Op-Ed piece in Monday’s Washington Post defending LPFM and lambasting the broadcast industry for sneaking anti-LPFM language into unrelated apporpriations bills.
Several sources have reported that Free Radio Austin is back on the air, after being shut down by the FCC on Oct. 10.