Opinion

Support needed for bill critical to local journalismís future

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Fairness is not a partisan issue

Fairness is the goal of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act currently being considered in the United States Congress. The bill has bipartisan support in both the Senate and the House of Representatives.

H.R. 1735 / S.673 is critically important to protecting the future of high-quality, local journalism in Idaho and across our nation. Support is growing for the legislation, yet much more needs to be done before it can become law.

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