Two weeks ago the Texas Press Association asked our members an uncomfortable question: Are public notices important to your newspaper’s survival?
It was a rhetorical question, of course. We know how important public notices are to Texas newspapers — and to newspaper readers — but once again they’re under fire in Austin. With lawmakers considering legislation to eliminate newspaper notices, we needed to get our members’ attention — and their help — to prevent that from happening.
Analysis by Donnis Baggett, Texas Press Association