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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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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Rural Public Radio During COVID-19: A Critical Platform For Audiences And Artists

September 3, 2020 · From Zoom dances to virtual concerts, and more, see some of the creative initiatives taken on by rural public radio stations to provide music, entertainment, and relief for families and local artists during these difficult times.
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House Endorses Increased Public Media Funding

July 31, 2020 · This week, the full House of Representatives approved an appropriations package that provides increased federal funding for your local public media stations. Public Media Funding
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Senate Relief Bill Provides Public Media Funding

July 27, 2020 · The Senate’s coronavirus relief bill, which was released today, includes $175 million emergency funding for your public radio and television stations. We’re enormously grateful for
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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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Helpful COVID-19 Resources From Public Media

April 24, 2020 · Lately, our daily routines look and feel very different. You may be teleworking, teaching and caring for children or other loved ones at home, an
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Coronavirus Relief Bill Provides Public Media Funding

March 27, 2020 · Today, the House of Representatives approved the third phase of the coronavirus response relief package. The bill provided $75 million for the Corporation for Public
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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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