77°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Sun
86°
65°
10%
Mon
81°
57°
10%
Tue
80°
58°
0%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

House committee rejects robocall bill

Related Story

BATON ROUGE - A House committee rejected a bill that would have forced political "robocalls" to follow the same rules as telemarketers.

The House Commerce Committee voted 11-6 to reject the bill because of possible state lawsuits over the change.

The bill sought to remove exemptions from automated political calls and made them comply with the Consumer Telemarketing Protection Act, or "do not call" list

 

News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
Cloudy
77°
66°
Sun
Partly Cloudy
86°
65°
Mon
Partly Cloudy
81°
57°
Tue
Partly Cloudy
80°
58°
Wed
Mostly Sunny
85°
65°