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President Obama’s 2010 Budget & Public Broadcasting

7, 2009

(This information was provided today by the leadership of PBS & NPR) Today, the President submitted his Fiscal Year 2010 budget to Congress, recommending a total of $502 million for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) including: a $440 million two-year advance appropriation for FY 2012 (an increase of $10 million over FY 2011); $36 [...]

Obama calls for delay in Digital Transition

8, 2009

Breaking news today related to President-Elect Obama pushing for a delay in the digital television transition scheduled for February 17th. I agree this is probably a good move from a consumer standpoint — the government has not targeted its funding properly and perhaps millions of those most in need of assistance to make the transition [...]