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Local Journalism Sustainability Act

The bill is designed to address long-term sustainability challenges facing community newspapers that have come from economic shifts in smaller communities and changes in the advertising world. It also helps with new stresses created by the current novel coronavirus pandemic.

New legislation introduced to support local media

Aug 1, 2023

Representatives Claudia Tenney (R-New York) and Suzan DelBene (D-Washington) have introduced an updated version of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, renamed the Community News and Small Business ...

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Local Journalism Sustainability Act becomes Community News and Small Business Support Act (H.R. 4756)

Jul 21, 2023

The National Newspaper Association today announced the introduction in the House of Representatives of a tax-credits bill intended to help local news organizations. 

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News/Media Alliance announces new president & CEO, Danielle Coffey

Jun 1, 2023

"The National Newspaper Association is delighted with news of Danielle Coffey’s appointment as News Media Alliance’s new president and CEO," NNA Chair John Galer, publisher of The Journal-News ...

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News/Media Alliance applauds California State Assembly for passing California Journalism Preservation Act

Jun 1, 2023

ARLINGTON, Virginia ⁠— The California Journalism Preservation Act (CJPA, AB 886) passed out of the California State Assembly today in a floor vote of 46-6. The bill, which was introduced by ...

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Where are we with the Local Journalism Sustainability Act?

Apr 1, 2023

Active proposals are now pending in several states, including New York, Maryland, Wisconsin and Connecticut, to mirror ideas from LJSA. Among them are to provide tax credits to help local businesses to ...

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NNA New York newspapers, we need your help contacting your governor regarding LJSA

Mar 13, 2023

Steve Waldman, Chair, Rebuild Local News Coalition, has asked that we spread the good work of Diane Kennedy, president, NYNPA (along with the News Guild and others ) and ask for help from our New York ...

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NNA & NNAF Annual Report 2022

Feb 1, 2023

The National Newspaper Association and NNA Foundation report on 2022 programs. 

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Leaders predict further action in January on a slimmed–down bill

Jan 1, 2022

Congress moved into late December without final action on a section of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act that would provide tax credits to support newsroom payrolls.

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NNA welcomes progress on portion of Local Journalism Sustainability Act

Nov 19, 2021

The National Newspaper Association today welcomed news that the sections of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act that would provide tax credits for newsroom jobs have survived as part of the Build Back ...

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