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Maryland House approves student press freedom bill, final vote expected soon

Maryland House approves student press freedom bill, final vote expected soon

The Old Line State might be the first state in the national New Voices movement to pass a student press freedom bill this year, as the legislation cleared the Maryland House and moves back to the Senate for final consideration. On...  Read More »

April 8, 2016 • 0 comments

Student press freedom supporters testified in support of Maryland New Voices bill

Student press freedom supporters testified in support of Maryland New Voices bill

Madeline Will, Staff Writer

Student press freedom is on the table before Maryland representatives, who heard testimony this week on a ‘New Voices’ bill that has already passed the state Senate. The anti-censorship bill would grant high school...  Read More »

March 30, 2016 • 0 comments

Michigan Testimony

Michigan Testimony

Video from the Committee on Judiciary hearing on March 22, where state senators voted 5-0 on Senate Bill 848.    

March 24, 2016 • 0 comments

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State Campaigns

Missouri Senate committee unanimously passes New Voices legislation following hearing

Missouri Senate committee unanimously passes New Voices legislation following hearing

Kaitlin DeWulf, SPLC Staff Writer

Passion filled the room when free press advocates, student journalists and educators stressed the importance of unrestricted journalism for high school and college students in a state Senate committee hearing regarding the...  Read More »

April 14, 2016 • 0 comments

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Federal Campaign

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp speaks on the Senate floor in support of student free speech

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp speaks on the Senate floor in support of student free speech

Ryan Tarinelli, SPLC Staff Writer

Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota took to the U.S. Senate floor Thursday to voice support for students’ free speech rights and to applaud her home state’s groundbreaking passage of New...  Read More »

March 11, 2016 • 0 comments

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N.D. senator promises support

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