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Local news organizations could receive $1.7 billion as part of the Build Back Better Act

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle newspaper, seen near Cheyenne's historic Union Pacific rail depot in Cheyenne, Wyo. AP Photo/Mead Gruver
Local media outlets could receive $1.7 billion as part of the Build Back Better Act.
The provision would afford a payroll tax credit for local newspapers, websites, and radio stations.
Backers of the proposal have emphasized the outsized role that local reporting plays in covering the nuts and bolts of government.
A payroll tax credit appropriated for local news organizations could become law in the coming weeks as part of the nearly $2 trillion Build Back...
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