Corporate Power/Consolidation

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Senate votes to roll back FCC ownership ruling

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Update: The Full Senate has voted to roll back the FCC's controversial Dec. 07 decision allowing media owners to combine newspapers and broadcast stations in the country's largest markets. The Senate's Resolution of Disapproval passed nearly unanimously. The action now moves to the House of Representatives, where Washington State Representatives Jay Inslee and Dave Reichert have introduced a companion resolution.

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