Tuesday, March 22, 2011

NPR Member Stations Preparing for Budget Ax to Fall

More than 800 public radio stations around the country are keeping one ear on Congress these days as momentum seems to be building to eliminate or at least drastically reduce the amount of taxpayer support they get.

After passing a budget last month that eliminated all federal funding for public broadcasting, the House last week passed a bill that specifically targets National Public Radio and its more than 800 member stations.
They won't disappear, nor should they. I, as many, just wan't them off the public teat.

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