By Julian Wyllie , Reporter | July 16, 2021
The measure approved for consideration by the full House proposes an increase of nearly 27% from CPB’s current funding levels and recommends $20 million for a public safety program funded through FEMA.
By Julian Wyllie , Reporter | April 16, 2021
The funding will be split evenly between radio and television, with $100 million prioritized for smaller stations.
By Julian Wyllie , Reporter | April 17, 2020
The emergency funds provide extra assistance to small and rural public stations.
The bill specifies that CPB spend the funds to maintain programming and services and to preserve small and rural stations.
By Dru Sefton , Senior Editor | April 10, 2017
A Republican lawmaker accused CPB having an “agenda” by supporting three films.
By Dru Sefton , Senior Editor | March 28, 2017
The appearance was Pat Harrison’s first before the House subcommittee in 10 years.
By Dru Sefton , Senior Editor | February 3, 2017
Public broadcasters and their advocates aren’t waiting for President Trump’s initial budget to mobilize support for CPB funding.
By Dru Sefton , Senior Editor | January 31, 2017
If the White House is serious about reducing the deficit, its budget will target larger programs, Rep. Cole says.
By Dru Sefton , Senior Editor | January 19, 2017
The incoming president’s team is using the conservative Heritage Foundation’s budget blueprint as a template for spending cuts.