After Funding Cuts, WVPB To Close TV Studio

WV Legislators OK $1M Cut In Public Media

The West Virginia legislature passed a budget bill that would reduce the state’s subsidy for West Virginia Public Broadcasting by $1 million, stepping back from a Senate proposal to completely zero-out support for WVPB.

Bill Would Zero-Out WV Public Broadcasting Funds

WV Gov. Wants To Zero Out Pubcast Funds

Supporters of West Virginia Public Broadcasting say the state governor’s proposed elimination of funding for the network, announced Wednesday, would force it to lay off up to 75% of its staff. West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s budget would zero out the state’s support of more than $4.6 million for the Educational Broadcasting Authority of West Virginia, the governing body of West Virginia Public Broadcasting.