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TAB members elect 7 new directors, re-elect 2
-Bare takes TAB Chairmanship as Lee, others exit

Oscar Rodriguez, TAB President
Seven new directors were elected to the TAB Board and two more were re-elected at the culmination of a 60 day process in which all members were asked to weigh in on their representatives to the 37 member body wherein seats are allocated according to market size and medium.
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Farenthold files federal anti-SLAPP legislation modeled on Texas law
Michael Schneider, TAB Vice President, Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, has filed federal anti-SLAPP litigation legislation modeled on the wildly successful Texas Citizen Participation Act. The federal SPEAK FREE Act, H.R. 2304, is co-authored by U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-San Jose. TAB championed the state anti-SLAPP law, HB 2973, in the 2011 Texas Legislature.
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Convention Focus: Fletcher Heald & Hildreth
Founded in 1936, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth provides comprehensive services in every branch of communications law. Our active clients include broadcast stations, telecommunications companies, major financial institutions, equipment suppliers, Internet service providers, technology start-ups, mobile radio users and service providers, cable TV companies, fixed microwave interests, satellite providers and much more. Our lawyers are members and officers of key industry associations and frequently participate at major industry meetings. Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth is a longtime TAB Associate Member.
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