2021: A Review of Public Media Advocacy

It has been a year. 2021 brought a new Administration and Congress as well as continued concerns about how public media could survive the pandemic.
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2021: A Review of Public Media Advocacy

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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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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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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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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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Resolve to Protect Public Media Funding

January 8, 2018 · In 2017, we worked tirelessly – 436,000 messages were sent to Congress – and saved public media funding. This year, we must recommit to preserving
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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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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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Congress Returns – Action on Public Media Funding

September 4, 2017 · Congress is back, and both chambers will be debating federal funding for public media again. This week or next, the House of Representatives is expected
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