An Agri-Push For Federal Dollar Delivery To COVID-19-Battered Local Media


SEBRING, FLA. — A collection of groups representing rural and agricultural interests have written to the leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee asking that existing federal agency advertising funds be directed to local broadcasters and news publishers.

As such, they argue the lawmakers should appropriate additional federal advertising funding in future appropriations bills to local media, ensuring their financial health at a time of extreme need for such information sources.

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