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H.R.1076 To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 17, 2011 On passage Passed by recorded vote: 228 - 192, 1 Present (Roll no. 192).

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Communications and Technology

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on March 17, 2011, with a roll call of 228 ayes, 192 nays, and 11 not voting.

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  • 34% of users support H.R.1076

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  • H.R.1076 has been viewed 11,551 times

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    • Permanently blocks all federal funding to NPR affiliates and to special content production for NPR. For now, the full text can be downloaded here.

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    Supporting Organizations

    • Americans for Tax Reform

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    • Eagle Forum

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    • Traditional Values Coalition

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    • Accuracy in Media

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    • Center for Fiscal Accountability

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    Opposing Organizations

    • 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting

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    • Association of Public Television Stations

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    • National Public Radio

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    • Change.org

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On March 17, 2011, by JackCox - File this under waste of time, besides that evidence was fabricated and doctored by James O'Keefe.

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      As noted by JackCox, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 17, 2011, "File this under waste of time, besides that evidence was fabricated and doctored by James O'Keefe."
    • On March 17, 2011, by JackCox - Sorry should say not fabricated but it was definitely doctored.

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      As noted by JackCox, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 17, 2011, "Sorry should say not fabricated but it was definitely doctored."
    • On April 12, 2011, by Sxeptomaniac - "Hostile Media Effect". Google that, and it explains why conservative claims of an NPR bias should be taken with more than a little skepticism. An underhanded bill that the GOP attempted to rush through before the original sting video was found to be not nearly as incriminating as initially claimed through deceptive editing.

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      As noted by Sxeptomaniac, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 12, 2011, ""Hostile Media Effect". Google that, and it explains why conservative claims of an NPR bias should be taken with more than a little skepticism. An underhanded bill that the GOP attempted to rush through before the original sting video was found to be not nearly as incriminating as initially claimed through deceptive editing."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Blue Hen Conservative: Just Who Is John Carney Representing? - April 01, 2012 by Jason O'Neill - H.R. 1076 - Defund National Public Radio (NPR): Congressman John Carney voted against the de-funding of the NPR, in light of its media bias. H.R. 2560 - Cut, Cap & Balance: Congressman John Carney voted against the ...

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      As noted by Jason O'Neill on April 01, 2012, "H.R. 1076 - Defund National Public Radio (NPR): Congressman John Carney voted against the de-funding of the NPR, in light of its media bias. H.R. 2560 - Cut, Cap & Balance: Congressman John Carney voted against the ..." (/url?q=http://bluehenconservative.blogspot.com/2012/04/just-who-is-john-carney-representing.html&sa=U&ei=-LHPT9aOJOfB2QWh9rXPDA&ved=0CE8QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNE96UGjt_0nglmgtFksOJuB7woOmQ)
    • Blue Hen Conservative: Just Who Is John Carney Representing? - April 01, 2012 by Jason O'Neill - H.R. 1076 - Defund National Public Radio (NPR): Congressman John Carney voted against the de-funding of the NPR, in light of its media bias. H.R. 2560 - Cut, Cap & Balance: Congressman John Carney voted against the ...

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      As noted by Jason O'Neill on April 01, 2012, "H.R. 1076 - Defund National Public Radio (NPR): Congressman John Carney voted against the de-funding of the NPR, in light of its media bias. H.R. 2560 - Cut, Cap & Balance: Congressman John Carney voted against the ..." (/url?q=http://bluehenconservative.blogspot.com/2012/04/just-who-is-john-carney-representing.html&sa=U&ei=8UvOT4isEOSg2AW4z4y2DA&ved=0CE8QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNErJZls0ko_mF40MEhd0MhpjRrSZg)
    • Blue Hen Conservative: Just Who Is John Carney Representing? - April 01, 2012 by Jason O'Neill - H.R. 1076 - Defund National Public Radio (NPR): Congressman John Carney voted against the de-funding of the NPR, in light of its media bias. H.R. 2560 - Cut, Cap & Balance: Congressman John Carney voted against the ...

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      As noted by Jason O'Neill on April 01, 2012, "H.R. 1076 - Defund National Public Radio (NPR): Congressman John Carney voted against the de-funding of the NPR, in light of its media bias. H.R. 2560 - Cut, Cap & Balance: Congressman John Carney voted against the ..." (/url?q=http://bluehenconservative.blogspot.com/2012/04/just-who-is-john-carney-representing.html&sa=U&ei=OA7NT_WIHc_pgAeN0NTjDw&ved=0CFUQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNGc4xuJB-NKLNCKxhDQgulTy753Mw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Demand end to ACTA and House bill H.R. 1981 on International Data Privacy Day - January 25, 2012 by death + taxes - ...of the user. Lovely. Three years ago, CNET’s Declan McCullagh reported that two companion bills—the Senate’s S.436 and H.R.1076 in the House—would create massive data retention databases in the interest of “internet safety.” Both bills are t

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      As noted by death + taxes on January 25, 2012, "...of the user. Lovely. Three years ago, CNET’s Declan McCullagh reported that two companion bills—the Senate’s S.436 and H.R.1076 in the House—would create massive data retention databases in the interest of “internet safety.” Both bills are t" (http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/176050/demand-end-to-acta-and-house-bill-h-r-1981-on-international-privacy-day/)
    • How Reid Ribble, Sean Duffy voted in 2011 - December 26, 2011 by Green Bay Press-Gazette - Passed: 245-189 Vote: Duffy and Ribble, yes » HR 1076, end federal funding of National Public Radio, Roll Call Vote 192: Measure would prohibit federal funding of NPR and the use of federal funds to buy radio content. Passed: 228-192 Duffy Vote ...

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      As noted by Green Bay Press-Gazette on December 26, 2011, "Passed: 245-189 Vote: Duffy and Ribble, yes » HR 1076, end federal funding of National Public Radio, Roll Call Vote 192: Measure would prohibit federal funding of NPR and the use of federal funds to buy radio content. Passed: 228-192 Duffy Vote ..." (http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20111226/GPG0101/112260470/How-Reid-Ribble-Sean-Duffy-voted-2011)
    • The news from Anoka - November 21, 2011 by Politico.com - Complicating the relationship is the fact that, earlier this year, Bachmann voted to support H.R. 1076, a bill that would have stripped government funding for NPR, which broadcasts Prairie Home Companion (it is produced by American Public Media ...

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      As noted by Politico.com on November 21, 2011, "Complicating the relationship is the fact that, earlier this year, Bachmann voted to support H.R. 1076, a bill that would have stripped government funding for NPR, which broadcasts Prairie Home Companion (it is produced by American Public Media ..." (http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1111/The_news_from_Anoka.html)
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