Two-year delay for N.J. bill that would allow towns to bypass newspapers for legal notices

    The newspaper industry can breath a two-year sigh of relief. N.J. Senate President Stephen Sweeney said today the bill that would allow municipalities to post legal notices to their websites instead of newspapers won’t advance for at least the next two years.

    Little things like unemployment and marriage equality will take center stage instead. reports the measure stalled yet again after resurfacing last week, much to the chagrin of the newspaper industry. The bill would allow towns to post legal notices for things like meeting and contract work to their own websites instead of having to post them in newspapers.

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