Earlier this week, we told you about the re-introduction of Low Power FM legislation in the House of Representatives. The Local Community Radio Act of 2009 would bring more LPFM stations to cities, towns and suburbs across the United States — something we all should get behind.
On Wednesday, February 25, members of Congress, public interest advocates and community organizations participated in a national conference call to talk about the bipartisan bill. Joining the discussion was Reps. Mike Doyle (D-PA) and Lee Terry (R-NB), Cory Fischer-Hoffman of Prometheus Radio Project, Shawn Campbell of the Chicago Independent Radio Project, Ben Scott of Free Press and our very own community radio champ Michael Bracy. You can listen to an MP3 of the conversation here.
Our friends at Free Press scored another cool point for LPFM this week with a Huffington Post article by Timothy Carr, brilliantly titled "Celine Dion is Stalking You." They also created a page where you can tell your representative why Low Power FM matters to local communities.
Low Power to the People!