UCCF 1/8/17: Newspaper Subsidies

From the Reorganization Meeting Agenda:

2017-3 Designating the following newspapers as recipients of legal notices of the County of Union for the Year 2017: Gannett NJ Newspaper (Home News Tribune, Courier News), Worrall Community Newspapers (Union County Local Source), La Voz, Westfield Leader/Fanwood Times, NJ Advanced Media (Star Ledger), NJN Publishing (Suburban News), El Especialito, Vistazo Hispano, LLC, Luso Americano Co., Inc., and TAPinto.net, and further making available a sum not to exceed $150,000 for the provision of said legal notices.

 Based on check registry data here is how much each of these vendors got in 2016:

  • $981.16 Gannett NJ Newspaper (Home News Tribune, Courier News)
  • $1,209.48 Worrall Community Newspapers (Union County Local Source)
  • $42,111.58 La Voz
  • $3,915.63 Westfield Leader/Fanwood Times
  • $77,996.92 NJ Advanced Media (Star Ledger)
  • $0.00 NJN Publishing (Suburban News)
  • $832.00 El Especialito
  • $2,900.00 Vistazo Hispano, LLC
  • $293.00 Luso Americano Co., Inc.
  • $0.00 TAPinto.net
In addition $1,835.70 went for subscriptions and delivery of the Star Ledger bringing the total annual subsidy of the print media in 2016 by Union County alone to $132,279.23.
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