Legislative, Legal & Regulatory

Please scroll below to find information on FCC/EEO regulations, KAB’s Hotline Attorney, political information, and the KAB’s legislative efforts. 


The Federal Communications Commission is the federal agency which licenses and regulates radio and television stations. FCC rules governing broadcast are available here.  Below are links to helpful pages on the FCC’s web site:

FCC Forms Page

FCC Media Bureau

FCC Enforcement Bureau

FCC Inspection Sheet

FCC Broadcast Rules

File Comments Electronically in an FCC Proceeding

EEO Guidelines click HERE

Hotline Attorney

FCC Broadcast/Communication Issues
David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
(202) 783-4141, e-mail: [email protected]

First Amendment and Other Kansas Laws Pertaining to Broadcast
Max Kautsch
(785) 840-0077, e-mail: [email protected]
Visit Max’s first amendment blog


Legislative Efforts

KAB monitors legislative initiatives at the state and national levels and represents Kansas broadcasters before state and federal governmental bodies. KAB coordinates a state legislative grass roots program with broadcasters and works with the NAB on national issues.

Kansas Government

For general information about Kansas government, go to Kansas’ Home Page for a complete list of Kansas elected officials and legislators, with addresses, telephone numbers, and other contact information.