Phoenix TV Stations to Air PSA on Sex Trafficking during Final Four Week

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey addressed the Arizona Human Trafficking Council last week, co-chaired by Cindy McCain and Gil Orrantia, acknowledging their leadership and tireless work within Arizona communities. “It is my privilege to recognize [...]

The ABA Holds Productive Meetings in Washington DC

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

As part of the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference, the Arizona Broadcasters Assocition sent a team to Washington DC to discuss important broadcasting issues with Arizona's Congressional Delegation.

It’s Time for the Annual Arizona Broadcasters DC Trip

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The ABA is once again heading to Washington DC February 25-March 3.

FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice on Security

February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

The Arizona Broadcasters Association has been asked by the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau to notify you of the following information relating to unauthorized persons illegally gaining access to certain audio streaming devices used by broadcasters.

The FCC has Eliminated the Paper Copy Correspondence File Rule

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The FCC Voted Unanimously on Tuesday to do away with a rule that required stations to keep a physical copy of correspondence with members of the public in their public file.

ABA Files Comments on Proposed EEO Rule Change

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

ABA Files Comments on Proposed EEO Rule Change The Arizona Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in support [...]

ABA Serves as Example for the Launch of Nationwide Opioid Abuse Awareness Campaign

September 13th, 2016|0 Comments

The National Associations of Broadcasters (NAB) in conjunction with Partnership for Drug Free Kids launched a nationwide campaign against the abuse of opioids Tuesday and Arizona was presented as a leader on the front.

ABA CEO Art Brooks to Speak to Congress about Prescription Drug and Opioid Crisis

September 12th, 2016|0 Comments

ABA CEO Art Brooks to Speak to Congress about Prescription Drug and Opioid Crisis Art Brooks, President and CEO of the Arizona Broadcasters Association (ABA) will speak to Congress Tuesday about the dangers of prescriptions [...]

FCC Regulatory Fees Due by September 27, 2016

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

FCC Regulatory Fees Due by September 27, 2016 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on Friday that regulatory fees accrued since Oct. 1, 2015 will be due on Sept. 27, 2016. All transactions must be [...]

Important Update On Drone Rules

August 30th, 2016|0 Comments

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON DRONE RULES: From Curtis LeGeyt, NAB Government Relations The FAA's small UAS rules officially went into effect yesterday, meaning that broadcasters and other commercial users can now operate drones on a widespread [...]

FCC Schedules Nationwide EAS Test for September 28, 2016

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a public notice outlining the upcoming nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), as well as mandatory registration and reporting deadlines for each EAS Participant.

Make the Most of Congress’ Summer Break

July 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Making the Most of Congress' Summer Break The ABA is taking advantage of the summer recess for Congress by reaching out to each Arizona district office in an attempt to schedule meetings. This will allow [...]