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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.

Cantwell, Kelly, Wyden introduce legislation to revive, sustain trusted local news

Jul 23, 2021

Cantwell: “Local news is about holding the powerful accountable.”  Pandemic and economic crisis batter newsrooms at a time Americans need them most.

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Local Journalism Sustainability Act reintroduced by Kirkpatrick and Newhouse with new eligibility limitations

Jul 1, 2021

The bill would create tax credits for three purposes: to reimburse newspaper subscribers up to $250 a year, to provide for some newsroom payroll grants and to give small business advertisers reimbursement ...

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Start talking now to advertisers about HR 7640

Sep 1, 2020

If signed in to law, HR 7640: gives taxpayers up to $250 a year in tax credits to pay for their local newspaper subscriptions;  aids salary support for journalists, 50% of salaries in the first ...

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Sustainability act aims to keep journalism alive

Jul 29, 2020

“Local Journalism is a bedrock pillar of communities across the United States," Kirkpatrick said at the introduction of the bill. "Unfortunately, journalistic endeavors throughout the country ...

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ISSUE BRIEF: Local Journalism Sustainability Act, HR 7640

Jul 20, 2020

ALL our influence comes from your willingness to take a minute to call or write your member of Congress.

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National Newspaper Association salutes Local Journalism Sustainability Act

Jul 16, 2020

The legislation would set up three tax credits to encourage support for journalism ... 

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