MPR scores $2 million-plus

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The Minnesota Public Radio Advocates Network is celebrating passage of the Legacy Amendment in the state, a $2.65 million funding bill for the pubcasters to create “new programming and events, expand regional news service, amplify Minnesota culture to a regional and national audience, and document Minnesota’s history through the Minnesota Audio Archives.” The network is a statewide group that supports the work of MPR and other pubcasters at the state Legislature and U.S. Congress. The Advocates mobilized to place hundreds of phone calls and send emails and letters. The bill now goes to the Governor for his signature.