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Ready To Compete Introduced in the House
APTS today commended Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) for his introduction of H.R. 2653, the Ready To Compete Act.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Senator Lautenberg
The public television community were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg
APTS Applauds Nomination of Tom Wheeler as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
The Association of Public Television Stations applauds President Obama's nomination of Tom Wheeler as the next chairman of the FCC.
APTS Congratulates Mignon Clyburn on Being Named Acting Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
APTS congratulates Mignon Clyburn on being named acting chairman of the FCC.
APTS Statement on The President's FY 2014 Budget
The Association of Public Television Stations today commended President Obama for his recommendation of $445 million in two year advance funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB...
APTS President & CEO Patrick Butler to be the Featured Guest on C-SPAN’s The Communicators
Patrick Butler will be featured on C-SPAN’s The Communicators
APTS Presents Senator Barbara Mikulski With Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award, the Association’s highest honor, to Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD).
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, Greg Walden (R-OR).
APTS Recognizes Twin Cities Public Television for the Minnesota Channel, a Local Initiative with Groundbreaking Partnerships
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) today presented Twin Cities Public Television (tpt) with a 2013 EDGE Award for the Minnesota Channel (MN Channel), which features a variety...

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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

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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