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Senator Hatch Wants Radio to Pay the Players

By Yanmei Xie

Washington, DC – The way things work today, the people who write songs are paid when the music is played on the radio... but the people who perform them are not. Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch wants to change that -- but Yanmei Xie reports he has a lot of people to convince.

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