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FCC Levies $115K Fine Over For Underwriting

The FCC reached a Consent Decree with a noncommercial radio licensee that acknowledged having run underwriting announcements that “promoted the products, services or businesses of its financial contributors.” Cesar Chavez Foundation agreed to pay a penalty of $115,000, which the commission said was the highest penalty ever imposed on a noncommercial broadcaster for violations of the underwriting rules.

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