Senate Draft Legislation Proposes Increased Public Media Funding

Recently released Senate draft legislation proposes increased public media funding – almost matching the House Appropriations Committee’s recommendations unveiled earlier this summer. The Scoop About
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The Case for Investing in Public Media Infrastructure

September 3, 2021 · Throughout the pandemic, local public radio and television stations have kept Americans connected to classrooms, educational resources, local and national news, and public safety communications.
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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 Continues to Debate Public Media Funding

December 20, 2017 · As 2017 comes to a close, the congressional funding debate for 2018 funding, including public media funding, will continue into the New Year. 2017 Successes
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California Public Media Stations Band Together During California Fires

November 21, 2017 · When fires broke out across Northern California, my station, KRCB/North Bay Public Media – which serves the area hit hardest by the worst fires in
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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act

November 6, 2017 · Grab your party hats and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act. The Public Broadcasting Act, approved by a bipartisan Congress and signed
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Houston Public Media Delivers During Hurricane Harvey

October 5, 2017 · When Hurricane Harvey left large stretches of the Lone Star State underwater, Houston Public Media, a joint public radio and television station operated by the
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Congress Approves Public Media Funding Through December

September 14, 2017 · Late last week, the House and Senate passed a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government, including public media, fully funded through the beginning
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August Recess – Here’s Where Public Media Funding Stands

August 15, 2017 · Both chambers of Congress are currently out for their August recess. Thanks to your hard work, we were able to take several steps toward ensuring
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House Committee Advances Public Media Funding

July 21, 2017 · Wednesday, July 19, 2017, was a critically important day for public media funding, with House Committees acting on two bills affecting local stations. House Labor,
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House Bill Defunds Interconnection

July 13, 2017 ·
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