NJ received a windfall of $332 million in revenue from the FCC’s auction of two of the state’s old public-media stations. How will they use it? Press our Legislators to allot $100 million of this windfall to be put towards news organizations to cover local news in under-served areas!
GOAL: Urge legislators to pass the Civic Info Bill.
DEADLINE: They have only until June 30th to meet the budget deadline to pass it!
ACTION 1: Call – 1 minute
Assemblyman Louis Greenwald : (856) 435-1247
Senator Loretta Weinberg : (201) 928-0100
SCRIPT: “My name is ______ ________, and I live at (full address). I’m calling to urge Senator/Assemblyman _______ to support the Civic Info Bill — Assembly Bill A4933 and Senate Bill S3303 — that will revive, strengthen and transform local news and information in New Jersey, which is desperately needed.”
What was the response? Will they support this bill for all New Jerseyans?
*This action is from our allies at Free Press Action Fund.