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The Alliance is the leading voice of news media organizations and diligently speaks out on public policy issues affecting business operations, including postal affairs, labor laws, corporate tax reform, circulation issues and more.

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News Media Alliance Urges PRC to Include All Periodicals in Reporting On-Time Delivery
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News Media Alliance Urges PRC to Include All Periodicals in Reporting On-Time Delivery

The News Media Alliance and National Newspaper Association filed Comments with the Postal Regulatory Commission about its proposed modifications to its performance measurement systems ... Read More
USPS Publishes Planned Price Increases
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USPS Publishes Planned Price Increases

On September 15, the United States Postal Service (USPS) filed a “Schedule and Predictable Rate Changes.” ... Read More
Postal Rates to Increase August 29
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Postal Rates to Increase August 29

On August 24, the DC Circuit denied a petition by the News Media Alliance, the National Newspaper Association, and others to delay the increase in postage rates ... Read More
Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4
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Publishers Call on President to Use Local Newspaper Advertising to Help Reach Their Goal of 70% Vaccinated by July 4

The News Media Alliance and the National Newspaper Association sent a letter to President Joe Biden encouraging the Administration to use advertising in local newspapers to help build trust and acceptance of vaccines ... Read More
Higher Rates, Slower Service Highlights USPS 10-Year Plan
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Higher Rates, Slower Service Highlights USPS 10-Year Plan

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's new ten-year strategic plan for the Postal Service, “Delivering for America,” will impact all users of the postal system, with clear and potentially serious implications for newspaper publishers that rely on the postal system for newspaper delivery ... Read More
Assistance for Newspapers: SBA PPP Affiliation Waiver Loans
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Assistance for Newspapers: SBA PPP Affiliation Waiver Loans

Some newspapers applying for the SBA’s PPP forgivable loan program using the affiliation waiver have experienced issues applying through their lenders. The News Media Alliance has been in contact with the SBA about this issue and we are offering assistance ... Read More
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