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Bartle vs. the NFL

Date: August 29, 2007
By: Brandon Smith
State Capitol Bureau

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Sen. Matt Bartle will adopt a wait-and-see policy on the NFL's new policy regarding local media coverage.

However, Bartle has his doubts, and expressed concern over the NFL's ever-increasing reach and "strong-arm" tactics.

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Description: And so ultimately we worry about these rules and whether the rules are going to basically create a situation where the only message that emanates from these games are messages that the NFL likes.

Bartle previously introduced a bill that would allow local media coverage on the field at stadiums that are publicly funded.

Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Brandon Smith.

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