Coronavirus Relief Bill Provides Public Media Funding
On Friday, March 27, 2020, the House of Representatives approved the third phase of the coronavirus response relief package, which provided critical federal funding for local public radio and television stations. The President is expected to sign the bill into law soon.
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.
Call Your Lawmakers
Urge your lawmakers to support emergency federal funding for local public radio and television stations in the economic stimulus bills.
Sign A Petition
Ask the Administration to reconsider their position on federal funding for public media.
Learn About Funding
Discover the federal programs that make public media possible.
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