Tell Congress to Approve Strong Public Media Funding

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The House and Senate are starting to negotiate the final Fiscal Year 2021 spending bills. The decisions being made now could have a significant impact on your stations’ future. Encourage your lawmakers to champion full funding for your local public media stations in the final spending bills.

 

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Ways To Take Action

Federal funding ensures that your local public radio and TV stations can continue to give you access to essential educational, local, and cultural programming; trustworthy, in-depth news; and emergency and community-based services. Here are three things you can do today to keep public media strong.

Email Your Lawmakers

Urge your Members of Congress to support public media relief funding.

Email Congress

Call Your Lawmakers

Ask your federal lawmakers to support emergency funding for public media stations.

Call Congress

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Discover the federal programs that make public media possible.

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News

  • FPREN: Keeping Florida Connected in Times of Crisis
  • The “Florida Public Radio Emergency Network” or “FPREN,” can be considered public radio’s most ambitious and successful effort in serving coastal states, providing public media audiences with critically important lifesaving multiplatform content before, during, and after hurricanes and other significant weather events.

  • Congress Approves a Continuing Resolution
  • Today, Congress approved a Continuing Resolution (CR), a short-term funding measure that keeps the government and its programs, including support for public media, funded at roughly last year’s spending levels through December 11, 2020.