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Testimony of Charles Warfield at Hearing on Music Licensing (6/25/2014)

Study Shows Radio Airplay Drives Music Sales (6/24/2014)

Two Representatives Join Coalition Supporting Local Radio Freedom Act (6/12/2014)

Four Members of Congress Sign On As Co-Sponsors of Local Radio Freedom Act (5/30/2014)

NAB Statement on Introduction of Songwriter Royalty Legislation (5/12/2014)

NAB Statement on Proposed Legislation Regarding Retransmission Consent and Radio Royalties (5/7/2014)

Majority of House of Representatives Now Supports Local Radio Freedom Act (4/29/2014)

Local Radio Freedom Act Nears Support of Majority of House of Representatives (4/7/2014)

Four Representatives Join Coalition Co-Sponsoring Local Radio Freedom Act (3/27/2014)

Six Members of Congress Add Support For Local Radio Freedom Act (3/10/2014)

More Than 200 House Members Support Local Radio Freedom Act (2/28/2014)

NAB Statement on Introduction of Songwriter Royalty Legislation (2/25/2014)

Five Representatives Sign on as Co-Sponsors of Local Radio Freedom Act (2/11/2014)

Four Members of Congress Join As Co-Sponsors of Local Radio Freedom Act (12/26/2013)

Local Radio Freedom Act Support Climbs to Almost 200 Co-Sponsors (12/12/2013)

Four Representatives Join Coalition Supporting Local Radio Freedom Act (11/22/2013)

Six Members of Congress Add Support for Local Radio Freedom Act (10/24/2013)

NAB Statement on Rep. Watt's Introduction of Radio Performance Tax Legislation (9/30/2013)

Eight Additional Members of Congress Add Support for Local Radio Freedom Act (9/20/2013)

Bipartisan Group of Seven Join Coalition Co-Sponsoring Local Radio Freedom Act (9/12/2013)

Thirteen Members of Congress Join As Co-Sponsors of Local Radio Freedom Act (8/5/2013)

NAB Statement on Rep. Watt's Proposed Radio Performance Tax Legislation (7/25/2013)

Seven Additional Members of Congress Sign On As Co-Sponsors of Local Radio Freedom Act (6/19/2013)

Bipartisan Group of Representatives Sign On As Co-Sponsors of Local Radio Freedom Act (5/9/2013)

Seven Members of Congress Sign Onto Resolution Opposing Performance Tax on Local Radio (4/19/2013)

10 More Members of Congress Sign Onto Resolution Opposing Performance Tax on Local Radio (4/10/2013)

More Than 100 Members of Congress Oppose Performance Tax on Local Radio (3/19/2013)

NAB Backs Resolution Opposing New Performance Fee on Local Radio (2/19/2013)

NAB Statement in Response to Introduction of Webcast Streaming Legislation (9/21/2012)

NAB Statement on Agreement Between Clear Channel and Big Machine Label Group (6/5/2012)

Gordon Smith Keynote Address at 2011 NAB Show (4/12/2011)

NAB Statement Responding to White House Official's Endorsement of a Performance Fee on Radio (3/15/2011)

NAB Response to musicFIRST (10/26/2010)

NAB Radio Board Endorses Conditions Necessary For Performance Fee Resolution (10/25/2010)

NAB Statement on CTIA's Anti-Radio Letter to Lawmakers (8/23/2010)

NAB Performance Tax Update (8/6/2010)

Bipartisan House Opposition to RIAA Performance Tax Reaches 260 (3/24/2010)

Performance Tax Opposition Reaches House Majority Plus Forty (3/12/2010)

NAB Statement on Today's RIAA-Backed Pig Stunt (3/10/2010)

NAB Response to Today's Performance Tax Press Event (3/2/2010)

Performance Tax Opposition Grows with Addition of Four House Democrats (2/22/2010)

AMA Winners Thank Local Radio for Promotional Role (11/23/2009)

NAB Outlines Negative Impact of Performance Fee (11/17/2009)

NAB Ad Thanks Nearly 300 Lawmakers for Supporting Local Radio (11/17/2009)

CMA Award Winner Darius Rucker Thanks Radio for Taking a Chance (11/12/2009)

NAB Statement on Today's Call for a Performance Tax Negotiation (11/2/2009)

New Study Highlights America's Opposition to Performance Fee (10/15/2009)

MusicFIRST Complaint Runs Counter to First Amendment, Supreme Court, and FCC Rules (9/23/2009)

Opposition to RIAA Performance Tax Tops 250 in House, Reaches 25 in Senate (9/22/2009)

NAB Announces Winner of 'Don't Tax That Dial' Radio Competition (9/11/2009)

NAB to FCC: MusicFIRST Complaint Nothing More than Public Relations Play (9/8/2009)

Record Label Exec: Radio is "Paramount" to Breaking Artists, Keeping Superstars Relevant (8/25/2009)

NAB Response to FCC Inquiry (8/10/2009)

Warner Music CEO Touts Radio's Promotional Value (8/7/2009)

Oral Testimony of Steve Newberry Before Senate Judiciary Committee (8/4/2009)

NAB Ad Highlights Relationship Between Music Sales and Radio Airplay (8/4/2009)

Democrats to House Leadership: No Floor Vote on Performance Tax (8/3/2009)

NAB Statement on musicFIRST's Newest Missive (8/3/2009)

Performance Tax Opposition Grows in House and Senate (7/23/2009)

House Opposition to Performance Tax Climbs to 240 (7/16/2009)

Performance Tax Opposition Grows (7/14/2009)

House Opposition to Performance Tax Surpasses Last Year's Opposition by 10 (6/24/2009)

Missouri March of Dimes Stands in Solidarity with Local Broadcasters (6/12/2009)

Prepared Oral Testimony of Caroline Beasley Before House Communications Subcommittee (6/11/2009)

Fifteen More Lawmakers Now Oppose Performance Tax (6/10/2009)

NAB Statement on RIAA Front-Group's Newest Stunt (6/10/2009)

State Broadcasters Urge Speaker Pelosi: No Floor Vote on Performance Tax (6/4/2009)

Majority of U.S. House Now Opposes Performance Tax (6/3/2009)

House Opposition to Performance Tax Reaches 214 (6/2/2009)

NAB Launches 'Don't Tax that Dial' Radio Competition (5/27/2009)

Performance Tax Oppostion: 200 and Counting (5/18/2009)

Four More Lawmakers Express Opposition to RIAA-Backed Performance Tax (5/14/2009)

NAB Statement on Today's House Judiciary Committee Vote (5/13/2009)

Nine More Lawmakers Express Opposition to RIAA-Backed Performance Tax (5/12/2009)

Civil Rights Groups Urge Hearing to Weigh RIAA Tax Impact on Minority Broadcasters (5/7/2009)

More Members Oppose RIAA Tax on Free Radio Airplay (5/4/2009)

NAB Floods DC Metro Station with Ads Promoting Radio, Opposing Performance Tax (4/29/2009)

Five More Lawmakers Oppose RIAA Effort (4/23/2009)

NAB Response to Record Label Claim (4/23/2009)

More Members, New Spots Oppose Performance Tax on Radio (4/21/2009)

NAB Response to MusicFIRST on Bono's Performance Tax Support (4/20/2009)

George Strait: Don't Take Radio for Granted (4/8/2009)

NAB Launches NoPerformanceTax.org (4/7/2009)

NAB Statement on Today's Comments From Chairman Boucher (3/31/2009)

Senate Joins in Opposition to Performance Fees on Radio (3/30/2009)

Nine More Lawmakers Express Opposition to Label-Led Performance Fee on Radio (3/24/2009)

NAB Response to musicFIRST (3/24/2009)

Five More Lawmakers Express Opposition to Label-Led Performance Fee on Radio (3/17/2009)

U2's Bono: We Depend on Radio (3/12/2009)

NAB Ad: Performance Tax Would Make Radio Airplay Charts a Quick Read (3/10/2009)

Oral Testimony of Steve Newberry and Larry Patrick Before House Judiciary Committee (3/10/2009)

RIAA's International Claim Refuted in New Performance Tax Analysis (3/9/2009)

Nine More Lawmakers Express Opposition to RIAA's Performance Fee (3/3/2009)

Anti-Performance Tax Resolution Gains 16 New Co-Sponsors (2/24/2009)

110 Lawmakers: No New 'Fee,Tax, Royalty or Other Charge' on Radio (2/12/2009)

NAB Urges Congress to Oppose Record Label Bailout (2/4/2009)

Country Musicians Thank Radio...Again (11/13/2008)

Country Music's Jewel Says Radio Airplay Provided Her 'Cinderella' Moment (9/30/2008)

'Nashville Star' Judges Tell Contestants of Radio Airplay's Importance (7/24/2008)

NAB Statement on Today's Subcommittee Markup Vote (6/26/2008)

NAB Runs New Ad Opposing Performance Tax (6/25/2008)

Majority of U.S. House Members Now Oppose RIAA Tax on Radio (6/24/2008)

NAB Response to RIAA-Backed MusicFIRST Stunt (6/23/2008)

Performance Tax Opposition Three Votes Shy of House Majority (6/13/2008)

Congressional Opposition to Performance Tax Draws Closer to Majority (6/12/2008)

NAB Runs New Ad Thanking Congress for Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act (6/11/2008)

Prepared Oral Testimony for Broadcast Executives Steve Newberry and Charles Warfield (6/11/2008)

Study: Radio Airplay Generates $1.5 to $2.4 Billion in Music Sales Annually (6/10/2008)

Congressional Opposition to RIAA-Backed Performance Tax Grows (6/6/2008)

NAB Urges Lawmakers to Probe Record Labels (6/5/2008)

NAB Response to MusicFIRST Stunt (6/3/2008)

Sen. Tester Adds Support to Anti-Performance Tax Bill (5/28/2008)

Anti-Performance Tax Resolution Introduced in Senate (5/12/2008)

More than 200 House Members Oppose 'Performance Tax' (4/30/2008)

Nashville Mayor Hails Country Radio's Value (3/4/2008)

NAB Runs New Ad Opposing Performance Tax (2/26/2008)

NAB to RIAA: Let's Debate Artist 'Fairness' (2/25/2008)

Valentine's Day Ad to Hightlight 'Love Affair' Between Radio and Recording Industry (2/13/2008)

Local Radio Freedom Act Gains Support; Grammy Winner Alicia Keys Thanks Radio (2/11/2008)

127 Lawmakers Oppose 'Fee, Tax or Royalty' on Local Radio Stations (12/19/2007)

NAB Response to RIAA-Backed Performance Tax Legislation (12/18/2007)

Local Radio Freedom Act Receives More Support from Congress (12/11/2007)

David K. Rehr Delivers Speech at Radio Ink's Forecast 2008 (12/4/2007)

Congressional Support Doubles For Local Radio Freedom Act (11/20/2007)

Steven Newberry Testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee (11/13/2007)

House Resolution Recognizing Promotional Value of Free Radio Airplay now has 79 Cosponsors (11/13/2007)

House Resolution Recognizing Promotional Value of Free Radio Airplay now has 79 Cosponsors (11/13/2007)

NAB Ad Calls for No Performance Tax on Local Radio (11/12/2007)

House Resolution Recognizes Promotional Value of Free Radio Airplay (11/1/2007)

Testimony of Russ Withers before Senate Commerce Committee (10/24/2007)

Rehr Requests Hearing to Explore Relationship Between Artists and Labels (10/4/2007)

NAB Radio Show to Feature Legal Discussion on Performance Tax, Other Radio Issues (9/19/2007)

Mock Airplay Invoice Ramps Up Performance Tax Grassroots Efforts (8/14/2007)

Oral Testimony of Charles Warfield before the House IP Subcommittee (7/31/2007)

New Ads Urge Opposition to Performance Tax on Local Radio (7/30/2007)

NAB to White House: Oppose Performance Tax (7/25/2007)

NAB Response to Bogus Airplay Study (7/6/2007)

NAB Responds to musicFIRST Coalition (6/14/2007)

Rehr Urges Congress To Oppose Performance Tax (5/9/2007)