NAB Statement on Senate Judiciary Satellite Television Reauthorization Bill

June 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to the introduction of the Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (A-VT) and Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (J-IA), the next assertion may be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“NAB applauds the slender STELA reauthorization invoice launched in the present day by Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. This laws ensures that communities throughout America will proceed to profit from native broadcast tv’s indispensable information, leisure and lifeline programming. Further, this invoice allows the satellite tv for pc business to serve rural America with out undermining shoppers’ uniquely free over-the-air entry to broadcast programming, notably these viewers who’re historically underserved by different mediums. NAB thanks Sens. Leahy and Grassley for his or her critical strategy to this reauthorization and producing a invoice that may garner the help of all stakeholders. We encourage its swift passage.”

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