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UPDATE: House Members to Leadership: No Performance Tax

 width= reporters covering the RIAA-backed proposal:

This afternoon, the day before the U.S. of Representatives plans to recess, 56 Democrats and 63 Republicans signed onto letters to Speaker and Minority Leader , respectively, detailing their opposition to a tax and asking that the RIAA-backed legislation not be brought to the House floor.

Specifically, both letters detail the harm to employment in the over 100,000 U.S. radio jobs from the imposition of a performance tax and the windfall that would accrue to the foreign-owned record labels.

The letter to Speaker Pelosi can be read here.

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