Hat Tip to Shannon for bringing this to our attention. In a comment she sent this morning, she told us about proposed legislation from a Michigan congressman to cure the very thing we have all been discussing over the past couple of weeks.
Shannon says: September 23rd, 2008 at 12:54 am
Satellite dishes to carry local TV?
Congressman moving to make it happen. Friday, September 05, 2008 (WLUCTV.com)
“We’ve drafted legislation, endorsed by the FCC; we’re urging the FCC to try and do it in February about the same time we’re making the transition. If not SHVIA, the satellite homeviewer act is up for reauthorization and we’ll stick it into there,” said Michigan’s Congressman Stupak
Read full article: http://wluctv6.com/news/story.aspx?id=186154
Also, you can read more about the bill introduced to congress (H.R. 5470) on the congressman’s website: http://www.house.gov/stupak/issues_dishsatellitechannels.shtml
Can you say we need all of our U.S. reps and senators to sign on this!!
Thanks Shannon for sharing this with us!