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U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia struck down two net neutrality rules that the FCC put in place in its Open Internet Rules of 2010. Read more»
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Happy New Year from the Performing Arts Alliance!  We hope that you and your families had an enjoyable holiday season. We look forward to serving you this year as your… Read more»
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that the spectrum incentive auctions—anticipated to start in 2014—will be scheduled to start in mid-2015.  Read more»
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The Charitable Giving Coalition hosted “Protect Giving Day” on which 200+ advocates from across the nonprofit sector came to Capitol Hill to ask Congress to preserve the charitable deduction as… Read more»
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Senate HELP committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and fellow senators introduced early childhood education legislation on November 13 entitled the “Strong Start for America’s Children Act of 2013” (H.R. 3641). Read more»
In October, PAA and representatives from the NFL distributed to members of the House Energy and Commerce committee a letter addressed to the FCC. Read more»
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The House’s FY14 Interior Appropriations bill which sets the budget for the NEA was released in late July allotting only $75 million for the agency.  Read more»
Rep. Bobby Rush (D-1st IL) introduced to the House H.R. 2911, the Wireless Microphone Users Interference Protection Act of 2013, which would set in place certain protections for users of… Read more»
Monthly Advocacy Report
Since mid­July, arts and culture advocates have been focusing in on the FY14 Interior Appropriations bills which will set the budget for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Read more»
PAA went to Capitol Hill for “Pardon the Interruption,” a forum on the need to protect broadcast and wireless microphones used in the performing arts and other sectors.  Read more»
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