Ross Sponsors Public Notice Bill; Annual Battle Begins
Ross sponsors public notice bill; annual battle begins
By Isaac Groves Times-News (Burlington, N.C.) (TNS)
RALEIGH — N.C. Rep. Steve Ross, R-Alamance County, is sponsoring a bill on publishing government notices as a counter to a Senate bill seen as harmful to the newspaper industry.
“Today I’m introducing House Bill 572, legislation that will require newspapers to publish legal notices electronically the same day they appear in print,” Ross said Wednesday at a press conference in the state legislative building. “The purpose of this legislation is to preserve the right to know for all North Carolinians.”
Local governments are required to publish notices of public meetings in …