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GOVERNMENT RELATIONS UPDATE

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.
Legislation to defund CPB, FCC sets aside ownership reporting order, and Resolve to #ProtectPublicMedia.
Auction update, the new FCC Chairman and protection for RTL - all in this weeks GR Update.
Final stage rule met in the spectrum auction and legislation introduced to roll back irrelevant ownership reporting.
Congress passes FY17 budget, new Communications Subcommittee leaders, and Resolve to #ProtectPublicMedia.
The 115th Congress has begun and FCC commissioners stand up for public broadcasting.
New CR signed into law, updates from the FCC and new APTS webinars are now available!

Advocacy Center

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.

Leadership Council

Michael Dimock, President of the Pew Research Center, briefed Leadership Council members on the state of polling in 2016.
The current and future President & CEO of the Fred Rogers Company and community relations expert briefed the Leadership Council on their upcoming goals and plans.