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Legislation to Defund NPR coming Thursday

Legislation to Defund NPR coming Thursday

| March 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, March 17th, the House will consider legislation that addresses funding for NPR. This legislation will, • prohibit direct federal funding of NPR; • prohibit the use of federal funds provided to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for payment of dues to NPR or for any external national program provider This will have dire [...]

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Take Action: House Bill Zeroes out Public Broadcast Funding

Take Action: House Bill Zeroes out Public Broadcast Funding

| February 11, 2011 | 9 Comments

This coming week, the House of Representatives is expected to debate and vote on a Continuing Resolution that lays the foundation for the complete cessation of federal support for public broadcasting. The current Resolution zeroes out federal funding for public TV and Radio and eliminates such successful early childhood programs as Ready to Learn. The [...]

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