Congress is returning to Washington, D.C. after their August recess to pass a spending measure before the end of the current fiscal year on September 30. Here’s what you need to know, and how you can protect your public media's funding.

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Senate to Consider Public Media Funding

By Cait Beroza |

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 … Read More

September Action on Public Media Funding

By Cait |

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 … Read More

The President’s Budget Defunds Public Media

By Cait Beroza |

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 … Read More

How Public Media Gets Funded

By Anne Standley & Cait Beroza |

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Federal funding for public media is a process that happens annually. It’s a long and intense journey that is critical to securing essential federal support … Read More

A New Congress, A New Beginning

By Cait Beroza |

Today, we begin making this year’s case to Congress for continued, robust federal funding for public media. The new 116th Congress will be sworn on … Read More