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By Dean Ridings
CEO Americas Newspapers 

Congress considers legislation that would support local news organizations

 

August 13, 2020

In the past five months, Congress has responded to the coronavirus public health crisis with several emergency relief measures, including the stimulus checks sent to individuals and households, payroll protections to small businesses, expanded unemployment payments, fee waivers for borrowing against 401(K) plans and more.

Now, Congress will get the opportunity to pass a relief measure that protects your access to trustworthy local news, helps grow local businesses through ads placed in local news media - and rewards you for subscribing to a newspaper like this one.

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