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“Members of the music and entertainment industries have released an open letter to Congress calling for major police reforms and voicing support for the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 in the House of Representatives.”

Washington, D.C. (June 23, 2020) — Today, the music and entertainment communities united to release a letter supporting the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 in the U.S. House of Representatives and urging its quick passage.

“We applaud the House Judiciary Committee for its passage of the Justice in Policing Act and appreciate the leadership of Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, CBC Chair Karen Bass, and the CBC…”

RIAA's May Gold & Platinum Awards

June 11, 2020 | Gold & Platinum

See all May 2020 Awards here.

“We applaud the state Senate and state Assembly leaders and the broader civil rights community who have been working for years to pass this-much needed reform.”

New York, NY (June 8, 2020) Today, a united music community including top artists, managers, major and independent record companies, songwriters and publishers, and affiliated organizations publicly released a letter supporting the long running campaign to repeal section 50-A of New York’s Civil Rights Law

“Hundreds of members of the music community, including artists, managers, publishers, trade groups, executives and record labels, signed an open letter Monday (June 8) calling for New York state to repeal statute 50-A…”

Following Tuesday’s “Black Out,” Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), today issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s Senate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property hearing on the DMCA’s Notice-and-Takedown System…

“The federal government clearly has more to do and a united music community will be there to help. That means a new COVID-19 relief bill that deepens relief to small businesses and independent and self-employed workers, not just in music but across the broader economy.”

Axios: The Coming Fight Over Copyright

May 22, 2020 | RIAA News

“There’s been a breach in the dam that was giving complete and absolute protection to Silicon Valley based on this sort of thinking that we can’t touch them,” RIAA CEO Mitch Glazier told Axios.