All Posts: performance tax


-- 50 state broadcast groups cite 'strong House opposition' to performance tax --

WASHINGTON, DC -- Representatives from 50 independent state broadcast associations wrote Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) yesterday, urging her to oppose any effort to bring H.R. 848 to the House floor for a vote. H.R. 848 is a bill backed by the Recording Industry Association of America, which would impose a new fee on radio stations that ai...


-- Piolín, Spanish-language radio leaders outline impact of RIAA effort --

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Univision Radio's top morning show host Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo and several other Spanish-language radio leaders told a room of Congressional staffers today that a new performance tax on local radio stations could mean bankruptcy and more job losses for many minority-owned radio stations with niche pr...

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