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The number of cosponsors is growing for H.R. 7640; where do your representatives stand?

We are seeing more cosponsors sign on in support of H.R. 7640, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act; there are now 24 cosponsors!

Dean Ridings, CEO of America's Newspapers, said: "This increasing show of bipartisan support is a great step, but it is important for our members to continue to reach out to their legislators and ask for their support for this bill and to educate their readers."

Congress has the opportunity to pass a relief measure that protects your access to trustworthy local news, helps grow local businesses through ads placed in local news media — and rewards you for subscribing to a newspaper like this one. Your support is needed for this legislation!

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