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APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Significant Funding For Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing significant funding for public broadcasting.
APTS Urges More Funds For Spectrum Repack
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler today urged Congress to approve an additional $400 million to help broadcasters repack their channels following the recently concluded spectrum auction.
APTS Congratulates FCC Commissioners Rosenworcel and Carr on their Senate Confirmations
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of APTS, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to serve as Commissioners of the Federal...
APTS Commends the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for Providing Significant Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for its bipartisan support of public broadcasting funding.
APTS Commends the U.S. House Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee for Providing Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education)...
APTS Statement on Nomination of Rosenworcel and Carr to FCC
On June 29, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on the nomination of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to serve as Commissioners of the FCC.
Public Television Joins Forces With T-Mobile to Preserve Access to Public Television for Millions in Rural America
PBS, in coordination with America’s Public Television Stations (APTS), today announced an agreement with T-Mobile to deliver on the promise of universal service of both broadcast and wireless...
APTS Statement on the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on the President's FY 18 budget proposal.
APTS Commends FCC Chairman Pai and Commissioner O’Rielly For Initiating Proposals That Benefit Public Broadcasting
On Thursday, May 18, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on actions taken today by the FCC.
APTS Commends Congress for Providing Full Funding For Public Broadcasting in FY 2017
On Thursday, May 4, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler made the following remarks regarding the passage of the FY 2017 Appropriations Bill.

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APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Significant Funding For Public Broadcasting

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing significant funding for public broadcasting.
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APTS Urges More Funds For Spectrum Repack

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler today urged Congress to approve an additional $400 million to help broadcasters repack their channels following the recently concluded spectrum auction.
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - August 2017

Senate Provides Significant Public Broadcasting Funding This Week; APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Testifies on Repack Funds; Amendment to Cut Federal Funding to CPB Filed and Withdrawn; Grassroots Engagement Critical; Send August Recess Meetings Reports; Upcoming Deadline for Satellite Carriage Election Requests
The Signal
THE SIGNAL - July 2017

Appropriations Update; House Budget Bill Slightly Softens Public Broadcasting Reference; Leadership Council Webinar Recording Now Available; August Recess Engagement Critical; House Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Holds FCC Oversight Hearing: APTS Files Ex Parte Opposing Microsoft's White Spaces Proposal; and more.
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