House panel approves Community Radio bill

This bill would dramatically increase community access to the public airwaves by allowing for thousands more low-power noncommercial radio stations to pop up across the country. In effect, any small community, like Polish Hill, could have their very own radio station.

The Local Community Radio Act (HR 1751) was approved by the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet this morning in a sweeping 15 to 1 vote. The Act would allow for the creation of hundreds of new, low power FM (LPFM) radio stations that would broadcast community news and local perspectives to neighborhoods across the country. Read more at Reclaim the Media

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