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GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE

Congress passes CR and works towards finalizing FY 2017 appropriations; It's A Beautiful Day campaign launches, and more!
Congress returns and must tackle FY 2017 Appropriations; FCC adopts orders on NCE fundraising and ownership reporting.
FCC releases final notice on spectrum auction; stay engaged with Members of Congress during congressional recess.
Record number of signers on House public media funding letters, materials for April recess meetings, and more.
CPB President testifies before House Appropriations Subcommittee; House "Dear Colleague" letter deadline extended, but fast approaching.
House "Dear Colleague" letter deadline approaching; Act now on Protect My Public Media.
President's budget proposal zeros out funding for public broadcasting. Get ready to mobilize!
Funding letters circulating on Capitol Hill and Summit materials available online.
New survey shows strong support for public television funding, updates on the spectrum auction, and Summit prep webinar available.
The quiet period is lifted, DeVos confirmed as Education Secretary and preparation for Summit Hill meetings - all in this week's Update.

Advocacy Center

Congress passes CR and works towards finalizing FY 2017 appropriations; It's A Beautiful Day campaign launches, and more!
Congress returns and must tackle FY 2017 Appropriations; FCC adopts orders on NCE fundraising and ownership reporting.

Leadership Council

Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ryan Costello (R-PA) briefed the Leadership Council on the congressional outlook on public broadcasting funding
Michael Dimock, President of the Pew Research Center, briefed Leadership Council members on the state of polling in 2016.