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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Senate to Consider Public Media Funding

September 3, 2019 · UPDATE 9/12/19: Senate Appropriations Postponed The Senate Appropriations Committee postponed this week’s consideration of the bill that funds public media. Your outreach will still make
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September Action on Public Media Funding

August 2, 2019 · We have been carefully watching the budget and appropriations process, and we have an important update. Congress has adjourned for the month of August. Senate
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The House Approves Increased Public Media Funding

June 19, 2019 · On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives approved increased federal funding for public media as part of their Fiscal Year (FY) 2020
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Make May 1st a Beautiful Day of Action

April 24, 2019 · Neighbors, on May 1, 2019, we’re hosting a beautiful day of action and paying tribute to Fred Rogers, whose testimony nearly 50 years ago saved
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The President’s Budget Defunds Public Media

March 18, 2019 · Today, President Trump released the second part of his Fiscal Year 2020 budget to Congress, which recommends eliminating public media funding. Here’s why the President’s
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A New Congress, A New Beginning

January 1, 2019 · Today, we begin making this year’s case to Congress for continued, robust federal funding for public media. The new 116th Congress will be sworn on
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How Public Media Serves Veterans

November 11, 2018 · Public media is dedicated to serving veterans. Public radio and television stations provide local programs and outreach events that support civic conversations about veterans, their
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FY 2019 Public Media Funding Signed Into Law

September 28, 2018 · Last week, Congress approved a minibus appropriations bill that contained public media funding. The President signed the legislation into law on Friday, September 28, 2018.
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Congress Moves Forward on Public Media Funding

September 19, 2018 · Late last week, a select group of House and Senate lawmakers agreed to a spending package that includes funding for all of public media programs.
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MontanaPBS Helps Connect Rural Educators

September 14, 2018 · In 2017, MontanaPBS was one of five public television stations across the United States selected to participate in the PBS Teacher Community Program (TCP). This
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