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Barton Gives Love to LPTVs, But Not Much More

July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON—Texas Republican Joe Barton went to bat for low-power TV broadcasters in a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday to give them a little more purchase in the upcoming spectrum incentive auction. Not a lot, but some.

 



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