Copyright Alliance Welcomes Sens. Tillis and Hirono as New Senate Co-Chairs of Creative Rights Caucus

July 6, 2022

Contact: Eileen Bramlet

Washington, DC – Today, July 6, Copyright Alliance CEO Keith Kupferschmid released a statement regarding the announcement that Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) have become co-chairs of the Congressional Rights Caucus (CRC) representing the Senate, joining Representatives Judy Chu (D-CA) and Drew Ferguson (R-GA), who represent the House.

According to the statement, Kupferschmid noted, “We are thrilled that Senators Tillis and Hirono have joined forces with Representatives Chu and Ferguson to co-chair the Creative Rights Caucus. All four of these elected officials understand the importance of the CRC’s mission as a bipartisan caucus dedicated to protecting the rights and livelihoods of the creator community. They also value the economic impact that creators bring to the U.S. economy and have tirelessly supported copyright laws that help to protect creator works and incomes. We look forward to working with Senators Tillis and Hirono, as well as with Representatives Chu and Ferguson, as they diligently support the many initiatives that the Creative Rights Caucus undertakes.” More information on the Creative Rights Caucus can be found here



The Copyright Alliance is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest and educational organization representing the copyright interests of 2 million individual creators and 15,000 organizations in the United States, across the spectrum of copyright disciplines. The Copyright Alliance is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright, and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators. For more information, please visit our website.