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America's Public Television Stations Elect W. Craig Fugate, Former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to APTS Board of Trustees
APTS today announced the election of W. Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to the APTS Board of Trustees.
APTS Congratulates FCC Chairman Pai on his Senate Confirmation
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of America’'s Public Television Stations (APTS), issued the following statement on the reconfirmation of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to a...
APTS Commends The U.S. 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.

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America's Public Television Stations Elect W. Craig Fugate, Former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to APTS Board of Trustees

APTS today announced the election of W. Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to the APTS Board of Trustees.
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APTS Congratulates FCC Chairman Pai on his Senate Confirmation

Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of America’'s Public Television Stations (APTS), issued the following statement on the reconfirmation of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to a...
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THE SIGNAL - September 2017

Appropriations Update; Send Recess Meetings Reports; FCC Opens Second Repacking Filing Window; FCC Announces First Transition Progress Report Deadline for Reassigned Stations; Call for Nominations to the APTS Board of Trustees; APTS Thanks Associate Members; Public Broadcasters Eligible for NEH Emergency Grants to Protect Humanities Collections.
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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
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