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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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House leaders introduce appropriation to help US Postal Service 

May 27, 2020

Reps Carolyn Maloney, D-New York, chair of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee; and Gerald Connolly, D-Virginia, chair of the Government Operations Subcommittee, said they believed the coronavirus ...

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There is no good reason to allow USPS to falter

Apr 14, 2020

Hold Congress accountable, newspaper people! There is no good reason to allow USPS to falter.

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Rejection of massive postage increase; it is time to call on Congress to fix the postal service with public funding

Feb 3, 2020

National Newspaper Association has urged the Postal Regulatory Commission to abandon its proposal for postage increases for small newspapers that could add nearly 50% to distribution costs over the next ...

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National Newspaper Association applauds progress on Fallen Journalists Memorial

Jan 16, 2020

National Newspaper Association President Matt Adelman, publisher of the Douglas (Wyoming) Budget, today recognized the work of the House Natural Resources Committee for approving the first stages of work ...

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Congressional Action Team Virtual Summit

Jan 15, 2020

About the program: The Congressional Action Team (Tonda Rush — NNA General Counsel & Director, Public Policy — and Matt Paxton — NNA Postal Committee ...

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NNA Issue Brief ⁠— Paycheck Protection Program application period extended to Aug 8

Jul 3, 2020

About $130 million remains to be distributed. The Treasury Department said it was thinking of repurposing the balance of funds for other purposes, prompting Congress to act quickly to make sure PPP loans ...

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NNA calls on Congress to allow deduction of payroll and other expenses from income

Jul 1, 2020

The PPP loans have sustained jobs at community newspapers in May and June, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin put a chill into the PPP environment earlier this year when he said businesses that took ...

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NNA Issue Brief ⁠— loan forgiveness-EZ form available

Jun 22, 2020

The Small Business Administration has released a simplified form for PPP loan forgiveness.  

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NNA Issue Brief⁠— spending rules for PPP loans changed by Congress

Jun 4, 2020

Congress has passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, HR 7010, a bill supported by the National Newspaper Association. 

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