Legal notices spiked: State bills would remove them from print newspapers


Local newspapers nationwide are facing the loss of a key source of cash that many need to survive: legal notices.  

Multiple states have laws in the hopper that would kill the traditional  placement of government ads in print newspapers and place them online.   

Case in point: the Tennessee legislature is mulling a bill, SB 1324, that would remove public foreclosure notices  from newspapers to a state website that would charge a $200 fee for uploads.  

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