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Performance Rights Act - AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka

The AFM and musicFIRST joined labor leaders and members of Congress to outline a new mobilization effort to pass a bill that supports fair pay for musicians-...
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Congressman Rich Trumka extends his advocation to the Performance Rights Act. He talks about how any person working in America should not be "cheated" out of their wages, whether they be a performer, firefighter, teacher, steel worker, or a coal miner. He also talks about how radio stations use music to make billions of dollars, and the fact that the time for a change is now. 

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Performance Rights Act - Rep. Jerry Nadler

The AFM and musicfirst joined labor leaders and members of Congress to outline a new mobilization effort to pass a bill that supports fair pay for musicians-...
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Jerry Nadler promotes the passing of the Performance Rights Act by talking about how the capitalist America is leaving out the entire work force that is the music business in terms of efficient compensation. He says that, like all other industries, the music business features hardworking individuals who deserve to be paid for their hard work. 

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Bun B on HR848 Performance Rights Act

Sheila Jackson Lee and Bun B addresses the Young Democrats of America's Labor Caucus at their spring convention in Houston, TX. The topic of discussion is HR...
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This video features Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee arguing how performers are being taken advantage of by radio, and how our rights are being infringed. accompanied by hip hop artist, Bun B, she also talks about what our young generation can do about it the issue. The audio quality leaves much to be desired. 

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Performance Rights Act - Rep. John Garamendi

The AFM and musicFIRST joined labor leaders and members of Congress to outline a new mobilization effort to pass a bill that supports fair pay for musicians-...
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Congressman John Garamendi extends his advocation for performers and the Performance Rights Act by drawing parallelisms between the music industry and any other industry.  

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Performance Rights Act - Chairman Bob Brady

The AFM and musicfirst joined labor leaders and members of Congress to outline a new mobilization effort to pass a bill that supports fair pay for musicians-...
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Congressman and chairman Bob Brady extends his advocation of the Performance Rights Act. He sympathizes with performers and talks about how he wants  to see those responsible for the performances we hear on the radio be effectively compensated. 

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