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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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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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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The House Approves Increased Public Media Funding

June 19, 2019 · On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives approved increased federal funding for public media as part of their Fiscal Year (FY) 2020
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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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Make May 1st a Beautiful Day of Action

April 24, 2019 · Neighbors, on May 1, 2019, we’re hosting a beautiful day of action and paying tribute to Fred Rogers, whose testimony nearly 50 years ago saved
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The President’s Budget Defunds Public Media

March 18, 2019 · 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
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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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A New Congress, A New Beginning

January 1, 2019 · 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
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