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APTS Statement on The President's FY 2013 Budget
APTS today praised President Obama for his recommendation of $445 million for CPB in his fiscal year 2013 budget submission.
APTS, CPB and PBS File Comments with the FCC on Standardizing Program Reporting Requirements for Broadcast Licensees
On Friday, January 27, APTS, CPB and PBS file comments with the FCC in the matter of standardizing program reporting requirements for broadcast licensees.
APTS Applauds Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS today commended the President and Congress for their support of public broadcasting in the final appropriations bill for FY 2012.
APTS Applauds the FCC Consumer Advisory Committee for Its Support of Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS is grateful to FCC Consumer Advisory Committee Chairperson Debra R. Berlyn, and the entire Committee, for supporting federal funding of public broadcasting.
APTS Statement on DISH Network's Request that the U.S. Supreme Court Review STELA Requirements
APTS is deeply disappointed by DISH Network’s request that the U.S. Supreme Court review the Congressional mandate to carry noncommercial stations in high-definition (HD).
Honorable Bob Kerrey Elected to Association of Public Television Stations Board
APTS has elected to its board of trustees former Nebraska Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey.
Ready To Compete Introduced in the House
APTS commends Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) for introducing H.R. 3036, the Ready To Compete Act. This important legislation will help leverage public television’s enormous digital resources...
APTS Commends the U.S. Department of Education for Encouraging Applicants to Partner with Local Public Television Stations in the Promise Neighborhoods Program Grants
Promise Neighborhoods grant application priorities will encourage the involvement of public broadcasting stations in innovative educational partnerships nationwide.
APTS Commends the U.S. Department of Education for Funding Ready To Learn
APTS today commended the U.S. Department of Education for providing $27.3 million in funding for Ready To Learn
APTS and DEI Announce CPB Grant To Expand The Grant Center, Public Broadcasting's Premier Source for Grant Seekers
Today, APTS and DEI announced they received a grant from CPB for The Grant Center, Public Broadcasting’s Premiere Source for Grant Seekers

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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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