The Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA), a bill meant to help local newspapers, was first introduced in the House of Representatives last year and now heads to the Senate.

The bill was first introduced in July 2020 by Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Arizona, as H.R. 7640. It was reintroduced this year as H.R. 3940 and S.B. 2434.

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