NNA News

6-day delivery spared through most of 2012

January 4, 2012

Congress pushed into the holiday season in December with last-minute postal legislation that keeps Saturday mail delivery alive through Sept. 30, 2012.

GAC transforms into We Believe

The Government Affairs Conference will transition in 2012 into the We Believe in Newspapers Conference.

Urban newspapers might be suffering, but what about small-town publications?

November 29, 2011

NET Radio, a statewide public radio network originating in Lincoln, NE, broadcast the story below about community newspapers in Nebraska.

Gerri Peterson deftly flipped through the pages of the latest Hooker County Tribune newspaper. "I'm just checking to make sure that the pages are in order and not upside-down or ..." she trailed off with a chuckle. "Which has happened before, (though) not to me."

Urgent alert on postal reform

November 7, 2011

A bipartisan group of Senate leaders broke a stalemate on postal reform legislation to develop a package of financial relief, workforce revisions and service protections for mailers in November. 

NNA applauds roll back of tax reporting requirements

September 15, 2011

The National Newspaper Association today applauded a 314-112 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to roll back onerous new tax reporting requirements.

The AP offers Civil War photos for use by NNA member newspapers

September 15, 2011

The Associated Press compiled a collection of Civil War photos from Library of Congress and the AP Photo Archives

Internet access still not available to all

September 15, 2011

Up to 10 percent of Americans lack access to basic Internet connections fast enough to download simple Web pages and videos, according to findings recently released by the federal government.

PRC throws red flags at Saturday mail elimination

September 15, 2011

Elimination of Saturday mail service requires more study and a better implementation plan to protect impacted customers, the Postal Regulatory Commission said.

NNA welcomes rollback of tax reporting law

September 15, 2011

National Newspaper Association President Elizabeth K. Parker welcomed today’s 87-12 Senate vote to restore 1099 tax form reporting to 2010 levels and eliminate a threatening new burden on small businesses. Parker is co-publisher of Recorder Community Newspapers in Stirling, NJ.

NNA to visit VOA during GAC

September 15, 2011

A unique view of Voice of America, a broadcasting operation of the U.S. that reaches around the world in 44 languages, will be featured at the 50th Annual Government Affairs Conference. A behind-the-scenes tour and briefing by senior Voice of America executives will occur July 22. GAC is set for July 20-22 at the Westin Washington Hotel in Washington.

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