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Georgia Senate budget targets Augusta cyber center for cuts



By JEFF AMY Associated Press

ATLANA (AP) — Beyond cutting overall university and college spending, a Georgia Senate budget proposal also targets Georgia Public Broadcasting and the Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center in Augusta.

The budget passed the Senate on Thursday on a 51-1 vote...

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  1. Liberal Democrats always pitch a fit when their Socialist media is under attack. They already control ninety percent of the news that is mostly un American and against what this great country was founded on. Public Broadcasting should be funded privately, not by taxpayers.

      • Mr. Todd, I do not understand what you have said, which may have been the point of your saying it. Please give specific examples of why you believe home rule has been usurped by those nasty Republicans up there in Atlanta.

      • This is so obvious Mr. Todd, Democrats want the government to be their baby setter and provide everything for them for free. Republicans believe in the foundation that America became the greatest country on earth by individuals providing for themselves by hard work. You playing the race card only proves this. There are a lot of minorities that would make great leaders, but unfortunately the minority community calls them Uncle Tom. I don’t expect them to understand that in my lifetime so nothing will change.

  2. GPB’s children’s programming, specifically pre-k programming is the one and only place to get commercial-free children’s TV. Other stations and online programming have a different agenda: sell advertising. So my point, nobody considers GPB programming in competition for those advertising dollars. Does the state senate really prefer that we not have educationally sound, commercial free, pre-K programming? Would they prefer the young mother put a phone in the hand of their child and let them wander about the Internet? Who exactly is hurt the most by this? Who gains the most? Take away whatever support you want to take away from their news journalism. But please do not take away the one and only platform that cares about providing commercial free, high quality, pre-K programs.

  3. pbs has been and was started as a private donor based company, funded by the people. this should continue. Cyber Center was given a big start , and said it could be operated independently within a few years. The time has come. the government can’t continue to be a crutch for business

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