NewsGuild proposal for news industry stimulus has support in Congress

NewsGuild’s proposal for a news industry stimulus to help preserve journalism has support in Congress.

The proposals backers include 12 Democratic members of the House of Representatives, including Jamie Raskin of Maryland, Vicente Gonzalez of Texas, and Jared Huffman of California.

Republican Florida Congressman

Vern Buchanan, a Republican from Florid also urged leaders in Congress to consider including news organizations in the next stimulus package. Previously,19 senators similarly called for leaders in their chamber to include support for for local journalism in future stimulus packages.

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