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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2021: A Review of Public Media Advocacy

December 8, 2021 · 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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Federal Funding Update: Congress Passes a CR

September 30, 2021 · Congress approved a Continuing Resolution (CR), a short-term funding measure that keeps the government and its programs, including support for public media, funded at roughly
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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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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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President’s FY 2021 Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding

February 10, 2020 · The President’s annual budget has again proposed the elimination of federal funding for public media. For the fourth time in a row, the administration has
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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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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 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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