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Jul 21, 2006
Statement by CPB President and CEO Pat Harrison on Senate Appropriations Committee Approval of the FY 2007 Labor, HHS Appropriations Bill
Washington, D.C. -- The Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Fiscal Year 2007 appropriations bill, which funds CPB.
The Senate legislation contains the following for CPB: a $400 million advance appropriation for FY 2009; $36 million for television interconnection and $29.7...
Jul 21, 2006
CPB Board Adopts Fiscal Year 2007 Operating Budget
Washington, D.C. -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Board of Directors, met in public session on Tuesday in Lansdowne, Virginia and adopted a fiscal year 2007 operating budget of $412 million, which will provide for significant investments in the more than 1,000 local public stations,...
Jun 13, 2006
Statement by CPB President and CEO Pat Harrison on House Appropriations Committee Mark-up of the FY 2007 Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Bill
Washington, DC -- Today, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2007 Labor, HHS, Education Appropriations Bill that provides funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).
Jun 07, 2006
CPB Responds to House Appropriations Subcommittee's Proposed Funding Levels for Public Broadcasting
Washington, DC -- Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies ("Labor-HHS") approved its Fiscal Year 2007 appropriations bill, which funds the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ("CPB").
Feb 15, 2005
Cox to Testify in Support of Public Broadcasting Appropriations
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 15, 2005 - Kathleen Cox, President and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, will testify this Thursday, February 17, 2005 before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies of the House Appropriations Committee. Ralph...
Nov 22, 2004
Congress Approves Funds for Public Broadcasting
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 22, 2004 -- "Federal funding is essential to public broadcasting's ability to deliver programs and services to our local communities. We are grateful to Congress and the Administration for the continued recognition of public broadcasting's contributions to our nation and...
Jul 22, 2004
Statement of Kathleen A. Cox, CPB, President and CEO Regarding Committee Passage of the Public Broadcasting Reauthorization Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 22, 2004 -- "Committee passage of this bill is continued recognition by Congress of the public good that local public broadcasters do every day in communities around this country. Enhancing and expanding programs and services to better serve the American people is directly...
Jul 14, 2004
Statement of Public Broadcasters in Support of S. 2645, a Bill to Reauthorize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
We welcome the introduction of this legislation reauthorizing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and are grateful for its recognition of the service provided to our nation by hundreds of local public television and radio stations over the past four decades. We hope to build on this record of...
May 21, 2004
Statement of Robert T. Coonrod President and CEO, Corporation for Public Broadcasting Regarding the GAO report entitled, "Issues Related to Federal Funding for Public Television"
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting generally agrees with many of the observations made by GAO in its report, "Issues Related to Federal Funding for Public Television," and with the GAO's recommendation that CPB should broaden the scope of its digital funding to include production equipment and...
Jun 25, 2003
Statement of Public Broadcasters In Response to the Senate Labor/HHS Appropriations Mark-up
[Note to editors and reporters: Today the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations endorsed $400 million in advance appropriations for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) in fiscal year 2006 and also recommended $55 million for digital conversion for fiscal...
Jun 19, 2003
Statement of Public Broadcasters In Response to the House Labor/HHS Appropriations Mark-up
[Note to editors and reporters: Today, the U.S. House Labor/HHS/Education Appropriations Subcommittee agreed to the President's budget proposal, which provides no new separate funding in FY 04 to public broadcasting for its digital transition or satellite interconnection. Instead, the Subcommittee...
Feb 03, 2003
Statement of Public Broadcasters In Response to the President's 2004 Budget Plan
We in public broadcasting understand that the combination of a war on terrorism and a weakened economy will have a serious impact on federal appropriations, including our own.
Nonetheless, the President's budget would, if enacted, seriously compromise our ability to deliver the services we are...