The Debate Over Public Media Funding Continues

The debate over public media funding continues. Ahead of September 30, the end of the current fiscal year, Congress passed a stopgap measure that funds
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Class of 2025: How Federal Funding Fuels Creative Journalism

March 5, 2018 · In 2012, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed a law setting a goal for the state to reach a 100 percent high school graduation rate by
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How Federal Funding Cuts Would Hurt Western North Carolina

February 23, 2018 · President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding. In an opinion column in Smoky Mountain News, Peter Nieckarz, an Associate Professor of Sociology
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President’s Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding

February 12, 2018 · President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding. Specifically, the budget eliminates funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which distributes critical
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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 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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President’s Budget Threatens Public Media Funding

May 24, 2017 · The Threat: On May 23, 2017, the President sent his full Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget to Congress. Like the “skinny budget” issued in mid-March,
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Status of Federal Public Media Funding

August 3, 2016 · Earlier this month, Senators and Representatives packed up their bags and returned home for August recess, but, before they left, they made critical decisions about
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Appropriations Bills Include Public Media Funding

June 25, 2015 · The Appropriations Committees in the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, which decide how much money federal programs receive each year, just passed their
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Demystifying the Federal Budget Process

June 9, 2015 · If you’ve signed up for our e-mail list, you may have noticed that we’ve asked you to contact your lawmakers in support of public media
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President’s Budget includes Public Media

February 3, 2015 ·   Public media fans, we have some exciting news to share about federal funding for public media. On Monday, February 2, President Barack Obama sent
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