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H.R. 3169: Future of Local News Act

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To establish the Future of Local News Committee to examine and report on the role of local news gathering in sustaining democracy in the United States and the factors contributing to the demise of local journalism, and to propose policies and mechanisms that could reinvigorate local news to meet the critical information needs of the people of the United States in the 21st century.

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Sponsor and status

Marc Veasey

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 12, 2021
Length: 15 pages
Introduced
May 12, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on May 12, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 12, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

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History

May 12, 2021
 
Introduced

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