Broadcasters Should Receive Small Business Aid, Senators Say

April 20, 2020

Local broadcasters should qualify for small business assistance under the Paycheck Protection Program, urges a bipartisan group of senators.

Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.), Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) have written a letter to their colleagues in the Senate, calling to waive the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) affiliation rule to allow local media (newspapers, TV and radio) access to funding.

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