On Thursday, April 1, 2021 the Supreme Court unanimously voted to overturn the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia (“Third Circuit”) in the case of Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) v. Prometheus Radio Project, No. 19-1231. The possibility of this result was something we had considered in a previous post,
April 1, 2021
Radio License Renewal Applications Due – Applications for renewal of license for radio stations located in Texas must be filed in Licensing and Management System (LMS). These applications must be accompanied by Schedule 396, the Broadcast Equal Employment Opportunity Program Report (EEO),
On March 23, 2021, the Kansas Corporation Commission (“KCC”) issued a long-awaited Order resolving jurisdictional and other issues surrounding interconnection and porting issues between Voice over Internet Protocol (“VoIP”) providers and rural local exchange carriers (“LECs”) in Kansas. VoIP providers and rural LECs in Kansas have had a long‑running and contentious battle regarding number porting requests made by VoIP carriers to rural LECs.
Broadcasters Seek New Business Opportunities Amid Legalization of Industrial Hemp Products (Including CBD Oil)
BY SETH WILLIAMS ON FEBRUARY 26, 2019 POSTED IN ENFORCEMENT, FCC, MEDIA
There’s a green wave coming in the form of expanding marijuana legalization across the US, and many of the people trying to take advantage of this green wave are also trying to turn it into another kind of green: money.
TO: Oregon Association of Broadcasters
FROM: Matt McCormick and Sekoia Rogers
DATE: January 15, 2019
RE: Impact of New Federal Legalization on Advertising Hemp in Oregon
The federal government took a giant stride toward legalization of hemp in the United States with the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“the 2018 Farm Bill”).
Below is an article from Matt and the team at Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth colleague Davina Sashkin posted regarding how to deal with various FCC deadlines during the partial shutdown of the federal government. A link to the article on the thier firm’s blog, CommLawBlog.com, is below.
Shutdown Uncertainty: What Broadcasters Should Do Now
BY DAVINA SASHKIN ON JANUARY 8,