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About those Disney notices ...

May 1, 2023

You might have heard that the Walt Disney Co. recently took steps to frustrate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ attempt to strip the entertainment conglomerate of its power to appoint members of the board ...

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Newspapers in two states battle over right to publish notices

Apr 1, 2023

The newspapers supporting the measures in both states were founded by entrepreneurs in communities where the paid-circulation newspapers have experienced multiple rounds of layoffs and cutbacks in recent ...

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Bills undermining newspaper notice introduced in multiple states

Mar 1, 2023

Bills have been introduced in at least 15 states allowing or requiring official notice to be published on various platforms other than local newspapers. That’s significantly more legislative activity ...

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Classifieds ... the good, the bad and increasing sales

Jan 1, 2023

When dealing with a classified ad customer, we’d encourage multiple insertions by giving a price break if the ad ran at least four times. Running 10 times got an even larger discount.

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Public Notice Year in Review

Jan 1, 2023

When Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7049 in May, Florida became the first state to enact a law allowing local governments to publish notices on their own websites rather than in newspapers.

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Reimbursement for PACER users welcomed by NNA

Oct 12, 2022

The National Newspaper Association today applauded an announced settlement between public interest groups and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts that would reimburse users of the Public ...

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The Open Courts Act, S 2614, would eliminate fees to the public charged by the federal courts’ Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system

Jul 1, 2022

Community newspapers are awaiting consideration of the Open Courts Act, S 2614, to eliminate fees to the public charged by the federal courts’ Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system. The ...

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Sunshine for all 365 days

Jun 21, 2022

Now, trade associations and their member newspaper can run "THEIR SECRETS ARE NOT SAFE WITH US" advocacy throughout the year.

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Newspapers must post notices on the web

Jun 1, 2022

One of the most important steps newspaper publishers can take to ensure newspapers continue to remain the exclusive vehicle for public notice is to expand the audience for those notices by posting them ...

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