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Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: House Introduces Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, a House version of the "Local News and Emergency Information Act of 2020" was introduced by Chairman David Cicilline (D-RI) and Ranking Member F ... Read More
Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers
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Statement: Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Provide SBA Affiliation Waiver for News Publishers

Today, the bipartisan "Local News and Emergency Information Act" was introduced in the Senate by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Boozman (R-AR), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), ... Read More
Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus
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Statement: Alliance Applauds Inclusion of SBA Waiver for News Publishers in Fourth Stimulus

The Alliance is pleased to report that the latest stimulus package, introduced by U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, includes support for local news in ... Read More
Hundreds of Senators, Representatives Ask Trump Administration to Direct Advertising to Help Local Media Outlets During COVID-19
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Hundreds of Senators, Representatives Ask Trump Administration to Direct Advertising to Help Local Media Outlets During COVID-19

Last week, Members of Congress sent two letters encouraging the Trump Administration to direct existing government advertising campaigns to local newspapers and broadcasters ... Read More
Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Support for Local Media Outlets Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
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Senators Send Bipartisan Letter Urging Support for Local Media Outlets Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Today a bipartisan letter was sent from U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), John Kennedy (R-LA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Boozman (R-ARK) to their Senate colleagues urging ... Read More
How News Publishers Can Benefit from Government Loan Programs During COVID-19
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How News Publishers Can Benefit from Government Loan Programs During COVID-19

Though online traffic to news sites has spiked during the pandemic, far too many news publishers are still struggling. Thankfully, the recently-enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief ... Read More
Visa’s New Subscription Policy Moves Forward
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Visa’s New Subscription Policy Moves Forward

As previously announced, Visa will implement a new policy around subscription services that may impact newspaper publishers. This new policy will go into effect on ... Read More
Media Groups Call on Congress to Support Local News, Local Media Amid Coronavirus Crisis
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Media Groups Call on Congress to Support Local News, Local Media Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Today, four national media organizations representing thousands of local newspapers and local broadcast media outlets – the News Media Alliance, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), ... Read More
CEO: We’re Here to Serve You During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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CEO: We’re Here to Serve You During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During this unprecedented health crisis, the Alliance is working to provide accurate and real-time information; advocacy and representation with lawmakers; legal guidance and resources to ... Read More
Letter to President Trump: Help Sustain Local News
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Letter to President Trump: Help Sustain Local News

President and CEO of the News Media Alliance, David Chavern, and CEO of America's Newspapers, Dean Ridings today sent a letter to President Donald Trump, ... Read More
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