Bills seek to make newspaper notices from governments optional

Two members of the Virginia General Assembly have introduced bills that would change the mandate that official government notices be advertised in local newspapers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

The measures have the backing of the Virginia Municipal League, but have drawn opposition from statewide press and open government groups. Supporters say the legislation will save money and allow localities to tailor their official communication strategy to the community.

 

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