The inside story on how Local Choice got pulled from STAVRA

So why did a bipartisan proposal to do away with retransmission and strip broadcast stations from the pay-TV bundle get removed from the satellite bill being run through the Senate Commerce Committee? According to the two U.S. Senators who came up with the plan, opposition from other committee members led to the decision to scuttle inclusion of the language in the bill. The National Journal has the full inside story here.

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