Tell Congress to Back the President’s Budget Proposal


The President’s annual budget request to Congress recommends increasing investments in public media. Now, it’s up to Congress to determine the amount of federal funding public media stations will receive. Urge your lawmakers to support increased investment in public media stations.

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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.

Urge the House Subcommittees to Invest in Public Media

Members of the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittees are making decisions on public media funding. Find out if your Representative is a decision-maker.

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Spread the Word

Ask your friends and family to protect federal funding for public media.

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Learn About the Programs that Power Public Media

Explore the federal programs that enable your local public media stations to bring you quality programming and services.

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