Friday, March 4, 2011

Activist Alert!

National Survey Finds 69 Percent of Voters Oppose Congressional Elimination of Government Funding for Public Broadcasting
Americans across the political spectrum see PBS and Public Television stations as highly trusted and an excellent taxpayer value.
A national survey undertaken by the bipartisan polling firms of Hart Research and American Viewpoint indicates overwhelming public opposition (69% to 27%) to proposals to eliminate government funding of public broadcasting, with voters across the political spectrum opposed to such a cut, including 83% of Democrats, 69% of Independents, and 56% of Republicans. More than two-thirds (68%) of voters say that Congressional budget cutters should “find other places in the budget to save money.”

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