Senate Draft Legislation Proposes Increased Public Media Funding

Recently released Senate draft legislation proposes increased public media funding – almost matching the House Appropriations Committee’s recommendations unveiled earlier this summer. The Scoop About
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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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Federal Funding for Public Media Update

September 9, 2020 · 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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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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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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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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Maine Public Media Dives Deep on Local Issues

March 15, 2019 · Maine Public Media’s Aquaculture’s Next Wave, which covers Maine’s rapidly-transforming fishing industry, exemplifies public radio’s commitment to local communities. “Aquaculture,” the farming of fish and
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How Public Media Gets Funded

March 6, 2019 · 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
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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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WYSO Works to Dispel Stereotypes with County Lines

December 6, 2018 · County Lines is a public radio series about rural life in southwest Ohio produced by WYSO in Yellow Springs. In its first year, the series
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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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