Proposal would drop newspaper notice mandate

How do you find out when your city or county government will hold a public hearing about building a new school or about a monster development planned for down the street?

Augusta County leaders think technology has come far enough that local governments shouldn’t have to bear the expense of big, wordy newspaper ads.

They’ll have backers in the coming session of the General Assembly who have sponsored bills that propose to do away with the public notice mandate or at least diversify the options.

 

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