Legislative News

February Issue of Antenna newsletter

 (February 17, 2017) – Station public files no longer need to contain correspondence from the public.   That’s the major takeaway from the latest issue of the Antenna newsletter, written by Scott R. Flick, a communications attorney with Read More »

January Issue of Antenna newsletter

(January 19, 2017) – Thanks to Attorney Scott Flick at the Pillsbury law firm in Washington, the latest edition of Antenna is available.  This month’s issue includes the possibility of internet employment recruitment…the latest negotiations between the Radio Read More »

Election Night Guide 2016 Available

Just in time for election night coverage – the facts and figures that your stations need!  This 24-page downloadable booklet provides background, state-by-state analysis and lists of major candidates. NHAB wishes to thank Scott Flick at Pillsbury Winthrop Read More »

July 25, 2016 – On Friday our Washington law firm (Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP) filed comments with the FCC regarding MB Docket No. 16-161, the proposal to eliminate the requirement that letters and e-mails from the public Read More »

Shaheen Expresses Concerns Over Spectrum Auction

(June 29, 2016) Washington – Two United States Senators have written to the Federal Communications Commission expressing concerns over the television spectrum auction which is currently underway.  Senators Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire and Maria Cantwell of Washington Read More »

A Word from NAB

(May 25, 2016)- In a decisive victory for broadcasters, the federal appeals court in Philadelphia today ordered the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to quickly review outdated broadcast ownership rules, and eliminated the FCC’s prohibition on joint sales agreements (JSAs) Read More »

UPDATE: IPAWS bill signed into law!

On Monday, April 11, 2016 President Obama signed the “Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015,” which requires FEMA to modernize and implement the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) to help ensure that Read More »

New sponsors for Local Freedom Radio Act

New sponsors for Local Freedom Radio Act

February 29, 2016 – Two additional U.S. Senators and five members of the House of Representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act.  They include Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME). Three members of New Hampshire’s Read More »