Today, House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Ranking Member Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced the ‘Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act.’
We’ve been saying for a long time that it will take a movement to get Congress to act on fair pay for artists. And this week we saw one beginning to take shape.
Ted Kalo, Executive Director of the musicFIRST Coalition, released the following statement in support of the Fair Play Fair Pay Act of 2015 introduced today by Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, and Congressman Marsha Blackburn, Vice Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
You asked for fair pay for music creators. You told us the status quo wasn’t working for artists. And it wasn’t working for you. You demanded change.