For nearly a century, local radio stations have been providing listeners with the music they love and artists a platform to share their music with fans. And when disaster strikes, listeners turn to their local stations first for emergency updates to keep safe.
No doubt, local radio stations are the pulse of our communities – but their future is in jeopardy. Big foreign-owned record labels are asking Congress to tax radio simply for airing and promoting artists' music. This means less music for you and fewer jobs for your community.
91% of Americans listen to radio each week to get the news, information and music they want for free.See if your legislators supported local radio in the 117th Congress.