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Funding Vote Update – 2-17-11

1:51PM
February
17, 2011

The House continues for a third day its consideration of a Continuing Resolution (H.R. 1) to fund the federal government through September. A final vote on the bill is expected later today. The measure will then be sent to the Senate for consideration the week of Feb. 28. The current CR expires on March 4. [...]

Take Action: House Bill Zeroes out Public Broadcast Funding

3:58PM
February
11, 2011

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 [...]