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Budget Bill Would Increase Funding for National Endowment for the Arts

The Congressional budget plan agreed upon this week by both Republican and Democratic legislators retains funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and increases the budgets of both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, agencies that President Donald Trump planned to eliminate in his own budget proposal this year.

Oscar the Grouch and Anderson Cooper (Chris Pizzello / Invision / Associated Press)

Five Reasons Trump Is Right to Cut NPR, PBS

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal, “America First,” ends federal funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting — which, in turn, supports National Public Radio (NPR) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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President Trump Could Slash $500 Million from Public Broadcasting

With President-elect Trump promising to pay for his infrastructure and defense spending by defunding non-essential federal spending, one of the first programs on the block could be the almost $500 million spent on public broadcasting.