The combat to maintain AM radio out there in all vehicles is now taking the legislative route with the introduction in each the HOUSE and SENATE of the “AM Radio for Each Car Act.” The bipartisan invoice directing the Secretary of Transportation to make sure AM radio entry in all automobiles is sponsored within the SENATE by Sens. ED MARKEY (D-MA), TED CRUZ (R-TX), TAMMY BALDWIN (D-WI), DEB FISCHER (R-NE), BEN RAY LUJÁN (D-NM), and J.D. VANCE (R-OH) and within the HOUSE by Reps. JOSH GOTTHEIMER (D-NJ), BRUCE WESTERMAN (R-AR), TOM KEAN, JR. (R-NJ), ROB MENENDEZ (D-NJ), and MARIE GLEUSENKAMP PEREZ (D-WA).
NAB Pres./CEO CURTIS LEGEYT celebrated the introduction of the invoice, issuing an announcement heralding that the “laws ensures that the tens of million Individuals who depend upon AM radio for information, leisure and significant security info every month can proceed to have entry to this dependable communications medium. Because the spine of the Emergency Alert System, AM radio is instrumental in promptly disseminating very important info throughout all mediums throughout crises, making certain that communities stay protected and well-informed. America’s native broadcasters applaud the invoice’s authors and supporters for recognizing AM radio’s vital function in our nation’s public security infrastructure.”