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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House Endorses Increased Public Media Funding

July 31, 2020 · This week, the full House of Representatives approved an appropriations package that provides increased federal funding for your local public media stations. Public Media 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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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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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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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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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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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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