Congress Boosts Public Media Funding

Today, Congress approved increased federal funding for public media, which will strengthen more than 1,500 local public radio and television stations across the country. The
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How Public Media Stations Increase Remote Learning

November 24, 2020 · Following the broad school closures due to COVID-19 in March, local public media stations quickly transitioned to provide at-home learning services to pre-K through 12th
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Congress Approves a Continuing Resolution

September 30, 2020 · 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.
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Federal Funding for Public Media Update

September 9, 2020 · Congress is returning to Washington, D.C. after their August recess to pass a spending measure before the end of the current fiscal year on September 30. Here’s what you need to know, and how you can protect your public media’s funding.
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Senate Relief Bill Provides Public Media Funding

July 27, 2020 · The Senate’s coronavirus relief bill, which was released today, includes $175 million emergency funding for your public radio and television stations. We’re enormously grateful for
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House Appropriations Committee Proposes Increased Public Media Funding

July 15, 2020 · This week, the House Appropriations Committee approved increased federal funding for public media as part of their fiscal year (FY) 2021 annual spending bills. House
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Coronavirus Relief Bill Provides Public Media Funding

March 27, 2020 · Today, the House of Representatives approved the third phase of the coronavirus response relief package. The bill provided $75 million for the Corporation for Public
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Public Media’s Support Letters Circulating in Congress

March 5, 2020 · In response to the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget proposal to eliminate federal funding for public media, tens of thousands of communications were sent
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President’s FY 2021 Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding

February 10, 2020 · The President’s annual budget has again proposed the elimination of federal funding for public media. For the fourth time in a row, the administration has
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Congress Approves Increased Public Media Funding

December 19, 2019 · Congress has approved the first increase to public media funding in more than 10 years. The President is expected to sign the legislation into law
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Congress is Still Debating Public Media Funding

October 3, 2019 · Congress is still debating federal funding for public media. Recently, a Continuing Resolution was signed into law, which funds the government through November 21, 2019.
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