AG Ferguson leads bipartisan, multistate effort supporting local journalism

Legislation offers tax credits to subscribers, businesses, and news organizations


Last updated 10/20/2021 at 7:28am

Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a bipartisan coalition of 15 attorneys general Thursday calling on Congress to pass legislation supporting local journalism.

“High-quality, independent journalism is critical to our democracy,” Ferguson said. “Local outlets have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic — ironically, just when their role as distributors of reliable information...

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