Politicians, Artists Debate Performance Fees

More than 100 recording artists, politicians and Capitol Hill staff packed into a Rayburn House office building hearing room Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 24) to call for the passage of controversial legislation that, if passed, would force radio stations to pay fees for airing recorded works. One National Association of Broadcasters spokesman in the room said the legislation would mean “lights out” for the already financially strapped radio industry.

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