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Public Policy

 

The National Newspaper Association’s mission is to protect, promote and enhance American’s community newspapers. 

NNA needs the support of every community newspaper in order to work closely with policy officials to create a legal and regulatory environment conducive to the growth of community newspapers. 

 

Postal

NNA works daily on postal issues that affect community newspapers. Its goals are to achieve fair rates, efficient service and a level competitive playing field between newspapers and direct mail competitors.

 

Public notice

Public notices in newspapers are part of the three-legged stool of government accountability. Public notices help to inform the public on activities by the government and other public entities. Public notices have been included in newspapers from the beginning of the Republic. Now they are also on many newspapers’ websites.


Join the Congressional Action Team

The Congressional Action Team (CAT) is NNA's grassroots team composed of newspaper publishers from across the country who volunteer to contact their Senators and Representatives when legislation affecting community newspapers is introduced or when legislative activity is necessary. CAT members are asked to simply call their members of Congress or write a letter to express their concerns on behalf of community newspapers. All newspaper publishers who are members of the National Newspaper Association may join.

 
 
 

 

 

 

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National Newspaper Association applauds suspension of USPS service changes

Aug 18, 2020

DeJoy announced today that the Postal Service was fully able to handle election mail. In addition, he committed that until after the election: Retail hours at Post Offices will not change.  Mail ...

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YOUR RESPONSE NEEDED: Mail service changes

Aug 18, 2020

NNA is being asked by postal regulators and members of Congress for more information on how our members are viewing mail service changes. I would appreciate it if you would devote some time to this short ...

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National Newspaper Association supports Congressional action to protect universal mail service

Aug 17, 2020

Matt Adelman, NNA president and publisher of the Douglas (Wyoming) Budget, said NNA would support a bill by House Democrats to prevent service cuts while the nation is in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

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OIG conducting an audit to evaluate mail service during the pandemic

Aug 13, 2020

USPS Inspector General’s office is responsible for examining whether the Postal Service is meeting its obligations. In this case, it wants to know how well communications worked during the early ...

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ISSUE BRIEF: Loan forgiveness for sole proprietors under PPP & what to do about the payroll tax suspension

Aug 12, 2020

The Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury continue to refine guidance in the use of PPP loan money. Also, the White House has issued an Executive Order governing payroll tax withholding.

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NNA ISSUE BRIEF: Broadband gaps grow during COVID-19 pandemic

Aug 5, 2020

"Now, with people working at home and lacking access to libraries and restaurants, internet access is a growing problem,” Adelman said.

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NNA joins 180 small business groups urging deductibility of Paycheck Protection business expenses

Aug 5, 2020

National Newspaper Association joined the Parity for Main Street Employers coalition supporting relief from the Treasury Department’s intention to impose taxes on payroll, rent, mortgage interest ...

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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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