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Federal Laws Hotline

NNA offers a Federal Laws Hotline for members dealing with federal law issues, like Fair Labor Standards Act, copyright, postal permits, public notice and advertising regulation. This is a members-only service and is not intended to supplant members' own legal counsel. The goal of this hotline is to help you understand the basic laws affecting your operation and to determine how and when to bring in your attorney for particular help.  Use of the hotline may earn you a discount on NNA's Libel Insurance.  For help contact Tonda@nna.org

National Newspaper Association supports more flexibility in fluctuating salary rules

Nov 22, 2019

National Newspaper Association, representing community newspapers across America, has expressed its approval of a proposal by the U.S. Department of Labor to provide employers with additional tools for ...

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NNA welcomes moderation in 2020 postage increases

Oct 10, 2019

The annual increase in postage classes heavily used by newspapers has been revealed by the U.S. Postal Service and National Newspaper Association was pleased that they are relatively moderate, in line ...

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US Postal Service taken to task for spotty service performance despite rising costs; NNA calls for postal reform from Congress

Oct 7, 2019

The National Newspaper Association, while meeting for its annual convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, called for Congress to renew its commitment to postal reform in light of a new report criticizing the ...

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How to Submit a FOIA Request

Learn how to navigate the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) process. Pick up pointers and learn when and how to use the federal FOIA Ombudsman's office as a resource for your local reporting in ...

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Federal government increases overtime salary threshold

Sep 24, 2019

The annual salary threshold for exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act will increase on January 1 to $35,568 from $23,660, the United States Department of Labor announced today.  The ...

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National Newspaper Association cheers senators for Freedom of Information Act bill

Jul 24, 2019

A bipartisan team of senators on July 23 introduced a bill to repair a gaping hole created by the U.S. Supreme Court in June that keeps food stamp payments to retailers secret. 

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National Newspaper Association supports establishment of fallen journalists memorial

Jun 26, 2019

National Newspaper Association President Andrew Johnson, publisher of the Dodge County Pionier, Mayville, Wisconsin, today threw the support of NNA behind proposed legislation to allow a new memorial in ...

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SCOTUS overturns FOIA precedent

Jun 24, 2019

A June 24 U.S. Supreme Court decision eroded the federal Freedom of Information Act when it ruled in favor of businesses withholding information about the revenues they receive as part of taxpayer-supported ...

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Legislation to permit nonprofit status for newspapers draws NNA support

Jun 7, 2019

National Newspaper Association today applauded introduction of legislation that would make it easier for publishers to convert their newspapers to nonprofit status if they choose.  The bill, the Saving ...

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