ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jul 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- "DISH Network and DIRECTV applaud Chairwoman Sanchez and all the members of the House Judiciary's Commercial and Administrative Law subcommittee who this morning overwhelmingly approved H.R. 3679, the State Video Tax Fairness Act.
"Today's vote was a victory for all consumers, satellite and cable alike, who want to choose their video provider based on price, quality and customer service not based on which one has a lower state sales tax. The bill, sponsored by Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) and Rep. Chris Cannon (R-UT), allows states to tax any pay TV service so long as the tax is equal across all providers. DIRECTV and DISH Network look forward to working with a growing list of supporters to enact this bipartisan, common sense bill into law this year."
SOURCE: DIRECTV, Inc.
DIRECTV, Inc. Andrew Reinsdorf, 202-715-2344 or DISH Network David Goodfriend, 202-293-1311
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