Why the House Labor-H Bill Threatens Public Media

This post was updated on July 11, 2024. The Fiscal Year 2025 House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS-Education) bill proposes defunding core
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Why Getting Lawmakers on Record Supporting Public Media is Vital

April 11, 2024 · We have a special opportunity to get lawmakers on record supporting public media, and your outreach can play a pivotal role. Recognizing the value of
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How Federal Funding Cuts Would Devastate Local Public Media

November 1, 2023 · In response to the fiscal year (FY) 2024 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS-Education) appropriations bill’s proposal to eliminate federal funding for the Corporation
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The Status of Public Media Funding

July 27, 2023 · As Congress adjourns for August recess, we wanted to share an update on the latest actions each chamber has taken on public media funding. The
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A Reflection: 10 Years of Protecting Public Media

December 10, 2020 · Ten years ago, 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting, the predecessor to Protect My Public Media, was launched. Recognizing the challenges ahead, our grassroots network
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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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Thank You for a Successful 2018

December 20, 2018 · As 2018 comes to a close, we would like to thank you for taking action to protect federal funding for public media this year. Together,
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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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How Federal Funding Cuts Would Hurt Western North Carolina

February 23, 2018 · President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding. In an opinion column in Smoky Mountain News, Peter Nieckarz, an Associate Professor of Sociology
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President’s Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding

February 12, 2018 · President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding. Specifically, the budget eliminates funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which distributes critical
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#ItsABeautifulDay in the Neighborhood

May 4, 2016 · On Friday, April 29, 2016 public media advocates nationwide joined Protect My Public Media in celebrating the 47th anniversary of Fred Rogers’s heartfelt testimony to
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