PRESS Act in committee limbo

The Freedom of the Press Foundation, May 30, 2024, urged Dick Durbin, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, to advance the PRESS Act to protect journalists from such practices as forcing them from revealing their sources. The House passed the bipartisan bill in January.

Over 85 news and civil society organizations signed a letter asking that the law reach the full Senate for a vote. (Committee to Protect Journalists, May 30, 2024)

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