Radio Champions

Numerous members of Congress recognize the value of local radio and the important role stations play in delivering important news, emergency information and programming to listeners.

The legislators below want to keep local radio vibrant and prevent a new tax on stations. They are supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act and standing up for local radio listeners. Thank them by clicking on the Twitter symbol!

If your legislator is not on this list, take action now!

Cosponsors of H. Con. Res. 17, the Local Radio Freedom Act

Introduced by:
Rep. Michael Conaway (TX-11)
Rep. Gene Green (TX‑29) 

Rep. Ralph Abraham (LA-05)
Rep. Alma S. Adams (NC-12)
Rep. Rick Allen (GA-12)
Rep. Mark Amodei (NV-02)
Rep. Brad Ashford (NE-02)
Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36)
Rep. Lou Barletta (PA-11)
Rep. Andy Barr (KY-06)
Rep. Joe Barton (TX-06)
Rep. Joyce Beatty (OH-03)
Rep. Dan Benishek (MI-01)
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12)
Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr. (GA-02)
Rep. Rod Blum (IA-01)
Rep. Madeleine Z. Bordallo (GU)
Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12)
Rep. Charles W. Boustany, Jr. (LA-03)
Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-08)
Rep. Jim Bridenstine (OK-01)
Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-05)
Rep. Susan W. Brooks (IN-05)
Rep. Corrine Brown (FL-05)
Rep. Vern Buchanan (FL-16)
Rep. Ken Buck (CO-04)
Rep. Larry Bucshon (IN-08)
Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-07)
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (NC-01)
Rep. Bradley Byrne (AL-01)
Rep. Ken Calvert (CA-42)
Rep. Michael Capuano (MA-07)
Rep. John C. Carney, Jr. (DE-AL)
Rep. Andre Carson (IN-07)
Rep. Kathy Castor (FL-14)
Rep. Steve Chabot (OH-01)
Rep. Katherine Clark (MA-05)
Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (MO-01)
Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-06)
Rep. Tom Cole (OK-04)
Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27)
Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08)
Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02)
Rep. Kevin Cramer (ND-AL)
Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-01)
Rep. Ander Crenshaw (FL-04)
Rep. Henry Cuellar (TX-28)
Rep. John Abney Culberson (TX-07)
Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26)
Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04)
Rep. John Delaney (MD-06)
Rep. Charles Dent (PA-15)
Rep. Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. (NY-11)
Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07)
Rep. Jeff Duncan (SC-03)
Rep. John Duncan Jr. (TN-02)
Rep. Renee Ellmers (NC-02)
Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-06)
Rep. Blake Farenthold (TX-27)
Rep. Chaka Fattah (PA-02)
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (PA-08)
Rep. John Fleming (LA-04)
Rep. Bill Flores (TX-17)
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01)
Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-05)
Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11)
Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-05)
Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-07)
Rep. Christopher Gibson (NY-19)
Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04)
Rep. Trey Gowdy (SC-04)
Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12)
Rep. Sam Graves (MO-06)
Rep. Tom Graves (GA-14)
Rep. Al Green (TX-09)
Rep. Glenn Grothman (WI-06)
Rep. Frank C. Guinta (NH-01)
Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-02)
Rep. Cresent Hardy (NV-04)
Rep. Richard Hanna (NY-22)
Rep. Gregg Harper (MS-03)
Rep. Andy Harris (MD-01)
Rep. Vicky Hartzler (MO-04)
Rep. Alcee Hastings (FL-20)
Rep. Joseph Heck (NV-03)
Rep. Jody Hice (GA-10)
Rep. J. French Hill (AR-02)
Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (TX-15)
Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08)
Rep. Tim Huelskamp (KS-01)
Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14)
Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23)
Rep. Robert Hurt (VA-05)
Rep. Evan H. Jenkins (WV-03)
Rep. Lynn Jenkins (KS-02)
Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06)
Rep. David Jolly (FL-13)
Rep. Walter B. Jones, Jr. (NC-03)
Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04)
Rep. David Joyce (OH-14)
Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09)
Rep. John Katko (NY-24)
Rep. William Keating (MA-09)
Rep. Trent Kelly (MS-01)
Rep. Derek Kilmer (WA-06)
Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03)
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (IL-16)
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-01)
Rep. John Kline (MN-02)
Rep. Stephen Knight (CA-25)
Rep. Ann Kuster (NH-02)
Rep. Darin LaHood (IL-18)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01)
Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-05)
Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07)
Rep. Robert Latta (OH-05)
Rep. Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02)
Rep. David Loebsack (IA-02)
Rep. Billy Long (MO-07)
Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11)
Rep. Frank Lucas (OK-03)
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03)
Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM-01)
Rep. Ben Ray Luján (NM-03)
Rep. Cynthia Lummis (WY-AL)
Rep. Stephen Lynch (MA-08)
Rep. Kenny Marchant (TX-24)
Rep. Thomas Massie (KY-04)
Rep. Patrick T. McHenry (NC-10)
Rep. David McKinley (WV-01)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05)
Rep. Martha McSally (AZ-02)
Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11)
Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05)
Rep. Luke Messer (IN-06)
Rep. John L. Mica (FL-07)
Rep. Candice Miller (MI-10)
Rep. Jeff Miller (FL-01)
Rep. Alexander X. Mooney (WV-02)
Rep. Seth Moulton (MA-06)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (OK-02)
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (SC-05)
Rep. Randy Neugebauer (TX-19)
Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-04)
Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-AL)
Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-22)
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22)
Rep. Beto O'Rourke (TX-16)
Rep. Steven Palazzo (MS-04)
Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)
Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09)
Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN-03)
Rep. Stevan Pearce (NM-02)
Rep. Pedro R. Pierluisi (PR)
Rep. Robert Pittenger (NC-09)
Rep. Joseph R. Pitts (PA-16)
Rep. Stacey Plaskett (VI-AL)
Rep. Ted Poe (TX-02)
Rep. Mike Pompeo (KS-04)
Rep. Bill Posey (FL-08)
Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (AS)
Rep. Charles Rangel (NY-13)
Rep. James Renacci (OH-16)
Rep. Reid J. Ribble (WI-08)
Rep. Tom Rice (SC-07)
Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02)
Rep. Martha Roby (AL-02)
Rep. Hal Rogers (KY-05)
Rep. Mike Rogers (AL-03)
Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-04)
Rep. Peter Roskam (IL-06)
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27)
Rep. Dennis Ross (FL-15)
Rep. David Rouzer (NC-07)
Rep. Edward R. Royce (CA-39)
Rep. Steve Russell (OK-05)
Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-01)
Rep. Tim Ryan (OH-13)
Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05)
Rep. John Sarbanes (MD-03)
Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR-05)
Rep. David Schweikert (AZ-06)
Rep. Austin Scott (GA-08)
Rep. David Scott (GA-13)
Rep. Pete Sessions (TX-32)
Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07)
Rep. John Shimkus (IL-15)
Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-09)
Rep. Michael Simpson (ID-02)
Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09)
Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08)
Rep. Adrian Smith (NE-03)
Rep. Christopher H. Smith (NJ-04)
Rep. Jason Smith (MO-08)
Rep. Elise M. Stefanik (NY-21)
Rep. Steve Stivers (OH-15)
Rep. Marlin A. Stutzman (IN-03)
Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-05)
Rep. Patrick Tiberi (OH-12)
Rep. Scott R. Tipton (CO-03)
Rep. Michael Turner (OH-10)
Rep. Fred Upton (MI-06)
Rep. David Valadao (CA-21)
Rep. Marc Veasey (TX-33)
Rep. Filemon Vela (TX-34)
Rep. Peter Visclosky (IN-01)
Rep. Ann Wagner (MO-02)
Rep. Tim Walberg (MI-07)
Rep. Greg Walden (OR-02)
Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02)
Rep. Mark Walker (NC-06)
Rep. Timothy J. Walz (MN-01)
Rep. Randy K. Weber, Sr. (TX-14)
Rep. Brad Wenstrup (OH-02)
Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04)
Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (GA-03)
Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-01)
Rep. Roger Williams (TX-25)
Rep. Frederica Wilson (FL-24)
Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-02)
Rep. Robert J. Wittman (VA-01)
Rep. Steve Womack (AR-03)
Rep. John Yarmuth (KY-03)
Rep. Kevin Yoder (KS-03)
Rep. David Young (IA-03)
Rep. Don Young (AK-AL)
Rep. Todd Young (IN-09)
Rep. Ryan Zinke (MT-AL)

Cosponsors of S. Con. Res. 4, the Local Radio Freedom Act

Introduced by:
Sen. John Barrasso (WY)
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (ND)

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (NH)
Sen. John Boozman (AR)
Sen. Richard Burr (NC)
Sen. Bill Cassidy (LA)
Sen. Thad Cochran (MS)
Sen. Susan Collins (ME)
Sen. Tom Cotton (AR)
Sen. Steve Daines (MT)
Sen. Michael Enzi (WY)
Sen. Cory Gardner (CO)
Sen. Martin Heinrich (NM)
Sen. Dean Heller (NV)
Sen. John Hoeven (ND)
Sen. James Inhofe (OK)
Sen. Ron Johnson (WI)
Sen. Joe Manchin (WV)
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (MD)
Sen. Jerry Moran (KS)
Sen. Pat Roberts (KS)
Sen. Dan Sullivan (AK)
Sen. Jon Tester (MT)
Sen. Tom Udall (NM)
Sen. David Vitter (LA)
Sen. Roger Wicker (MS)

Cosponsor list current as of May 10, 2016. Source: Congress.gov

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