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The Committee to Protect Journalists joined over 50 news and press freedom organizations in urging United States senators to support the Protect Reporters from Exploitative State Spying Act (PRESS Act). The bill would create a federal shield safeguarding reporter-source confidentiality and prevent government access to unreported source material. 

The letter, authored by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, urges Senate leadership to advance the bill during this critical period.

The legislation previously passed the House twice but has languished in the Senate.

Read the full letter:

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