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Meet with SPOCs and Promote Public Television's Role in Public Safety
Resources are available to ensure successful and informative meetings with your SPOC.
President's Budget Proposes Elimination of Public Media Finding
Together, we can overcome this federal funding threat.
Congress Passes FY 2017 Appropriations Bill
Full funding for public media is included in the FY17 Omnibus Appropriations bill.
Public Media Funding Included in FY 2017 Appropriations Bill
CPB Advance, Interconnection and Ready To Learn all funded in Draft Omnibus Appropriations bill.
Post-Spectrum Auction Planning and Communications
On Thursday April 13, 2017, the FCC released the results of the spectrum incentive auction and repacking process.
Reported Trump Budget Cuts
A recent article reports that cuts to public media could be in President-elect Trump's draft budget.
Start Preparing for Your Summit Meetings
Check out the local leave-behind template and the sample meeting request letter.
APTS Webinar: Outlook for the New Washington
Register now and join us on December 7, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. to learn what to expect next year.
APTS and PBS Webinar on the Renewed NCTA Agreement and Carriage of the PBS KIDS Channel
On Thursday, September 15, 2016, APTS and PBS held a webinar on the renewed NCTA Agreement and carriage of the PBS KIDS channel.
APTS State Funding Update - New Tools to Increase your State Funding
Our recap of state FY 2017 public media funding and effective resources for FY 2018.

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Meet with SPOCs and Promote Public Television's Role in Public Safety

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President's Budget Proposes Elimination of Public Media Finding

Together, we can overcome this federal funding threat.
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - April 2017

Public Media Funding Included in FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill; Protect My Public Media Gathers Record Numbers on Advocacy Initiatives; FCC Releases Final Public Notice on Spectrum Auction.
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THE SIGNAL - March 2017

President Trump's Budget Proposal Zeros Out CPB Funding; Protect My Public Media's Petition & New Action; "Dear Colleague" House Letter Deadline Tomorrow; FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Renominated for a Second Term
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