As Local News Organizations Struggle to Stay Afloat, Bennet, Schatz, Klobuchar Introduce New Legislation to Bolster Local Journalism
Local News Provides a Vital Public Service by Covering Stories That Matter to Communities, Holding Local Governments Accountable
Sep 24, 2020Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) introduced legislation to support the struggling local news industry. Local news organizations play a vital role in American democracy, reporting on stories that matter to communities and serving as a watchdog for municipal governments.