From the President

 

Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act?

WXXI News and the Innovation Trail are spearheading a new project called “Understanding the Affordable Care Act.” This on-going news series will help answer the community’s questions about Obamacare. If you have questions, concerns, or have had trouble enrolling in health insurance, I invite you to take our online survey by clicking here. Your questions will help decide the topics we cover in our on-going coverage of the Affordable Care Act.

I also encourage you to share this survey with your friends and family. We’re looking to get as much feedback as possible so that we are able provide relevant, valuable information to our community about ACA. This project is supported in part by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

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WXXI's Jon Haliniak sat down with President Norm Silverstein to talk about the impact of HR 1076, a bill that would prevent federal funds from going to NPR and would prevent stations from using federal dollars to acquire NPR or other radio programming.  Here's an excerpt from their discussion:

 

Q: What does HR 1076 do?

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Making the Most of March

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Vivian Schiller and NPR

By now you’ve probably heard that Vivian Schiller has stepped down as president of NPR. Her resignation follows an embarrassing incident where two NPR fundraising executives met with a filmmaker pretending to represent a Muslim organization considering a gift to NPR. 

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Membership support is more important now, than ever

Though the federal funding debate continues in the Senate, the regular efforts at WXXI also move forward.

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