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Newsprint tariff a lose-lose, for newspapers and jobs | Editorial

Easton, Pennsylvania (June 10, 2018) By: Express-Times opinion staff First, do no harm. The ethical underpinning of the medical profession can be applied to trade protectionists, too. When governments set up border skirmishes in the form of tariffs, they lay the groundwork for deeper trade wars, subjecting their own businesses ...
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Tariffs on imported newsprint are a potentially crushing blow to local newspapers and their communities

Lancaster, Pennsylvania By: THE LNP EDITORIAL BOARD (June 10, 2018) THE ISSUE The Trump administration recently imposed two tariffs of up to 32 percent on uncoated groundwood paper imported from Canada, or newsprint — the paper on which LNP and other American newspapers are printed. A coalition of U.S. printers, ...
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Reps. Noem and Crist Introduce “PRINT” Act in House to Protect Publishers and Printers from Harmful Tariffs

Arlington, Va. - Rep. Kristi Noem, R-SD and Charlie Crist (D-FL) yesterday introduced legislation to suspend tariffs on Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper which includes newsprint used by newspapers, book publishers, printers and direct mail companies. The legislation, H.R. 6031 - "Protecting Rational Incentives in Newsprint Trade Act of ...
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STOPP Launches Campaign To Save Local Newspapers and Jobs

Stop Tariffs On Printers and Publishers (STOPP) launched a print and digital advertisement campaign today in Washington to bring light to potential additional job losses in the news and printing industries. "Our members want to make sure decision makers understand the impact this case will have on over 600,000 jobs ...
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Tariffs on Canadian Newsprint Put American Jobs At Stake

Miami, Florida (June 5, 2018) Tariffs like those the Trump administration is imposing on imports invite trade wars — in this case, foolishly, with U.S. allies and neighbors. Thursday’s rollout of new tariffs on steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico have us baffled. One reason: Friday’s ...
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Please, bear with us

Newport, Tennessee By: Seth Butler The Publisher’s Pen (June 1, 2018) Several weeks ago, we published a news story from the Associated Press and two editorials alerting you to the impacts of the rising cost of newsprint and how it will affect us. The newsprint price increase is based on ...
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Wyoming’s Congressional Delegation Opposes Paper Tariff

Lincolnway Cheyenne, Wyoming By: Michael Iliano The Sheridan press Via Wyoming News Exchange (June 1, 2018) Members of Wyoming’s congressional delegation are lending their support to a fight against tariffs imposed on Canadian newsprint that newspaper publishers across the U.S. say are driving up costs and threatening to drive smaller ...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey should support the PRINT Act, which would suspend unwarranted tariffs on Canadian paper products. (Times-Tribune File)

Scranton, Pennsylvania By the Editorial Board (June 1, 2018) Sen. Pat Toomey has become a sponsor of a bill to suspend unwarranted tariffs on Canadian paper that adversely affect print industries, including newspapers, for the sake of bolstering profits for a New York private equity firm. The Trump administration blithely ...
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Publishers Coping With Higher Costs From Tariffs On Canadian Newsprint

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania By: Joyce Gannon (June 1, 2018) The Pittsburgh Catholic newspaper, a weekly distributed in six counties that comprise the Diocese of Pittsburgh, hasn’t raised subscription rates in 16 years because it has had a healthy stream of advertising to generate revenues. But recent federal government tariffs slapped on ...
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Newsprint Tariffs, An Update

Lexington, Illinois By: Matt Paxton (May 30, 2018) I’ve been focused on several bumps in the road of life recently. Sometimes these things will start running through my head, particularly at 3 a.m., and I end up tossing and turning for several hours. What helps me is to get up ...
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