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Houston broadcasters lead local effort to avert Ad Tax

Repealing the century-old federal business tax deduction for advertising expenses threatens more than half a trillion dollars in economic activity in Texas and should remain off the table in Congressional deliberations. That was the key message that a dozen local Houston Radio and Television broadcasters delivered to the Houston congressman leading the effort to revamp the federal tax code.

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Registration now open for TAB’s 2017 Southwest Broadcast Newsroom Workshop

One of the largest regional broadcast newsroom seminars, the TAB Southwest Broadcast Newsroom Workshop, takes place in San Antonio on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8:30 am to 5 pm.

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TAB rolls out three new sales training events

Building budgets for sales teams is front and center at TAB’s Oct. 11 members-only webinar on “No More Jumping Chihuahuas” with Mark Levy, who also is slated to present two in-person, six-hour programs in Houston and Corpus Christi in early November for all stations wrangling with accounts still dealing with the effects of Hurricane Harvey.

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Work to fix Texas public information laws is underway

It may seem a long way off, but the effort to ensure a successful 2019 Texas legislative session for Texas newsrooms has already begun. Broadcasters interested in improving the Texas Public Information Act must collect stories now that document just how difficult it is to report on the spending of taxpayer dollars since two 2015 Texas court decisions took place.

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KCBD-TV, KXXV-TV help “Dance Away Diabetes”

If you haven't yet seen the video movement to #DanceAwayDiabetes, it's sure to pop up on your Facebook feed soon.

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Harvey points to need for governmental transparency

Covering a news event on the magnitude of Hurricane Harvey is a difficult feat in and of itself. It can be made all the more difficult if newsrooms lack the tools to do so.

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TAB2017 photos now available

Photos from this month’s TAB Convention & Trade Show are now available online.

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TAB members elect four new directors, re-elect three

Four new directors were elected to the TAB Board and three more were re-elected upon the conclusion of a 60-day process in which all members were asked to select their representatives to the 37 member panel on which seats are allocated based on market size and medium. Election results were announced at the Annual Business Meeting on Aug. 10 during TAB’s Annual Convention.

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TAB salutes five exceptional broadcasters

Texas Broadcasters honored five exceptional industry leaders at TAB’s Annual Awards Gala.

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FCC Opens ETRS, Releases New EAS Handbook, in Advance of Sept. 27 National EAS Test

The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) of the Federal Communications Commission this week confirmed a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System on Sept. 27, 2017 at 1:20 PM CDT.

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The Free Flow of Information Act continues to be a winner for stations

A Bryan TV station is the latest broadcast outlet to successfully use the state’s reporter shield law which TAB passed in 2009.

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Broadcasters mourn Pioneer Stan McKenzie

Pioneer Texas Broadcaster Stan McKenzie passed away on July 3. He was 89.

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FCC Proposes to add “Blue Alerts to Emergency Alert System

The FCC has announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to add another broadcast EAS alert, called a Blue Alert, to the nation’s Emergency Alert System.

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Abbott vetoes the one Open Government bill that passed the 85th Texas Legislature

In a bitter end to an already brutal Texas legislative session for Open Government, Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed the lone piece of proactive legislation that TAB and other advocates had championed that lawmakers had approved in the 85th Texas Legislature.

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TAB salutes public service efforts of several Texas stations

TAB will honor the fantastic public service efforts of Texas Radio and Television stations at the annual Community Service Awards Breakfast, Aug. 10 in Austin.

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Mayes makes historic gift to scholarship foundation

A lifelong learner who secured advanced degrees in his 70’s and 80s, Wendell Mayes Jr. has witnessed first-hand the soaring, punishing costs of higher education.

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Attendee registration now open for #TAB2017

Registration is now open for TAB's biggest event! Join us in August for #TAB2017.

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TAB to award achievements of five exceptional broadcasters

The Texas Association of Broadcasters will honor five broadcast leaders at TAB’s Annual Awards Gala.

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Legislative Day photos now available

Photos from TAB's 2017 Legislative Day conference are now available.

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Texas broadcasting’s top awards open for nominations

The Texas broadcast industry's top awards for individual leadership are now open for nominations.

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National Guard/Texas broadcasters renew recruitment partnership

After a three-year hiatus, the Texas Army National Guard has renewed its statewide recruitment efforts in partnership with TAB utilizing a year-long NCSA/PEP campaign to replenish their ranks of highly trained, dedicated Citizen-Soldiers who serve part-time and are ready at a moment’s notice. The campaign includes English and Spanish Radio and TV spots distributed by TAB this week to all Texas stations.

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November TAB Webinars Cover the FCC’s Political Rules, Moving the Radio Station Public File Online

TAB is offering two content-rich webinars in November to help member stations prepare for the 2018 political season and the online migration of Radio station Public Inspection File by March of next year. Both TAB webinars are offered as a free service to member stations. There is no limit to the number of station staff who can sign up for them.

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Texas station milestones - Amarillo and Corpus Christi

Sinclair Names Guyanne Taylor GM In Amarillo Gazin celebrates 40 years as KIII anchor

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ICA donates $1M for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Investment Corporation of America and its Team Members are donating one million dollars to help with the relief efforts for those devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

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Texans Helping Texans: A Helping Hand from TAB

We’re coming to Corpus & Houston TAB is hitting the road with one of our most popular speakers – Mark Levy – to help stations in the wake of Hurricane Harvey: Monday, November 6 at the KIII-TV Studios in Corpus Christi Tuesday, November 7 at Univision’s Uforia Lounge in Houston

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