In another success for the media democracy movement, the Senate voted in favor of the Resolution of Disapproval, 55-40. This is the parliamentary measure which, if successful, would entirely nullify the FCC's vote of June 2.
But wait! There's more! The court case against the FCC (which won a stay against the rules on September 3) will be resolved in Philadelphia--the same city whose courts granted the September 3 block. This is important because there was a chance that the case may have moved to the Washington DC courts, which were more likely to maintain the deregulation.
Also, I've been informed by staff at CAN-TV that the September 4 rally will be cut into a half-hour segment, and air first on Saturday, September 20, 2003, at 9:30pm on CAN-TV Channel 21.
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