Urge Congress to Support Emergency Funding for Public Media Stations

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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 your lawmakers to support the Senate’s proposal of emergency public media funding in the HEALS Act.

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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 federal funding for local public radio and television stations in the annual appropriations bills.

Email Congress

Call Your Lawmakers

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

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News

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