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In the face of natural disasters and crises, where lives can change in a matter of minutes, the quest for lifesaving information draws nearly every
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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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How Public TV Stations Supported Summer Learning

August 19, 2021 · Throughout the pandemic, public media stations in all 50 states and U.S. territories have stepped up to provide at-home learning services for pre-K through 12th
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Public Media’s Brightest Moments of 2020

December 17, 2020 · As 2020 ends, we look back on public media’s brightest moments throughout the year. Public Media Stations Adjust to Safely Serve Their Communities In response
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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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FPREN: Keeping Florida Connected in Times of Crisis

October 28, 2020 · The “Florida Public Radio Emergency Network” or “FPREN,” can be considered public radio’s most ambitious and successful effort in serving coastal states, providing public media audiences with critically important lifesaving multiplatform content before, during, and after hurricanes and other significant weather events.
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Congress Approves a Continuing Resolution

September 30, 2020 · Today, 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 last year’s spending levels through December 11, 2020.
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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 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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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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Alaska Public Media: Local Focus, Wide Reach

May 20, 2019 · Alaska Public Media, a network of local public radio and television stations, reaches 97% of the state, telling Alaskans’ stories and connecting communities on state
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