SB 677 and HB 6419 are noted with links in a previous post. Information about them comes to us from Community Voice Channel, a regional CAP based in Bolton and serving seven towns altogether. CVC is a member of the national Alliance for Community Media. Both of these bills are on the agenda for a […]
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This is a supplement to the previous post about PEG-related bills recently submitted to the CT General Assembly this session. Many are coming from community access providers through their local legislators and may affect all PEGs differently, so they do not have universal support from all PEGs in our state. We list these for information […]
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HB 5990 is up for a Public Hearing on Tuesday, 2/19, starting at 10:15am – agenda here. CABLE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES Date & Location: 23 January 2019, Panera – I-84 Exit 15, Southbury CT 9:30-10:30 am Present: Representative Arthur J. O’Neill, CT House district 69, Gregory G. Davis Chairman, & David Bibbey, Vice Chairman […]
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Joseph Schofield of Citizens TV (CTV for New Haven/West Haven/Hamden) requests your support for a proposed amendment to the statutes regarding CAP funding. You can see the details in the following Senate Bill 573 as proposed by Senator George Logan (dist. 17) CTV’s proposed amendment and (2d page) rationale for the amendment another analysis to […]
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Many are coming from community access providers through their local legislators and may affect all PEGs differently, so they do not have universal support from all PEGs in our state (with the possible exception of the PEGPETIA-related bills). We list everything for information purposes. Bills concerning PEGPETIA HB 5486 AN ACT REPEALING THE TRANSFER FROM THE […]
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Please do something about the unethical state budget sweeping of funding designated for Public Access TV Stations in CT to broadcast uncensored Town Council Proceedings, Board of Education Meetings and public opinion programming which promote civic engagement and support freedom of speech! Sincerely, Gil Martinez, Executive Director HPATV, Inc., Hartford, CT A lot of topics […]
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For years, many PEG people sang the praises of Final Cut Pro, declaring that Mac computers were the only machines that serious video people could ever consider. When the Final Cut Pro upgraded to its X version, which could not use projects from earlier versions, enthusiasm diminished. Personally, I’m fine with Windows machines and work […]
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If you want to watch out for your own interests, you have to know with whom you have to deal. Here are some new names in government agencies that deal with cable and community access TV, as well as broadband internet and Net Neutrality, starting from the top. Federal Communications Commission Geoffrey Starks was appointed […]
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