Tell Congress to Provide Emergency Funding for Public Media Stations
The Senate is drafting the next coronavirus economic relief bill.
Your local public radio and television stations have been hard hit by the economic effects of the pandemic, losing hundreds of millions in non-federal support. To protect your stations and their essential services, ask Congress to provide emergency funding for local public media stations in the bill.
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 federal funding for local public radio and television stations in the annual appropriations bills.
Call Your Lawmakers
Ask your federal lawmakers to support emergency funding for public media stations.
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Discover the federal programs that make public media possible.
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