Petition opposing newsprint tariffs has nearly 11,000 signatures

As of Tuesday, July 10, a petition opposing newsprint tariffs had 10,637 signatures, according to Paul Doyle, senior vice president of public policy for the News Media Alliance. The Alliance and the STOPP Coalition, of which the WNA is a member, plan to file the petition with the International Trade Committee prior to the July 17 hearing, during which Wisconsin publisher Andrew Johnson will testify.

A press release on the petition will be widely circulated.

Thank you to everyone who has signed the petition. If you haven’t, there’s still time!

> Sign the petition

A breakdown of the number of signatures by state can be found below.

States Ranked

Total Tally

 

 

 

Alabama                 78
Alaska                   6
Arizona                 35
Arkansas                 34
California               249
Colorado               335
Connecticut                 50
Delaware                   4
Florida            1,078
Georgia               248
Hawaii                   4
Idaho                   9
Illinois               259
Indiana               293
Iowa               446
Kansas                 39
Kentucky            1,273
Louisiana                 13
Maine                 10
Maryland               169
Massachusetts                 64
Michigan               187
Minnesota               158
Mississippi                 78
Missouri               100
Montana                 11
Nebraska               215
Nevada                 20
New Hampshire                 47
New Jersey               130
New Mexico               370
New York               363
North Carolina               604
North Dakota                 50
Ohio               177
Oklahoma               232
Oregon                 38
Pennsylvania              442
Rhode Island                 23
South Carolina               324
South Dakota               225
Tennessee               254
Texas               367
Utah                   6
Vermont                 28
Virginia               325
Washington               129
West Virginia                 46
Wisconsin               302
Wyoming                 19
Non-States
District of Columbia                   7
Ontario                 26