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APTS Board of Trustees Appoints Patrick Butler as President and CEO
Butler, who will assume his new duties January 1, 2011, is a veteran media executive and government official with extensive experience in public television.
APTS Emphasizes the Importance of Federal Funding to Public Television
At a time when the American people are demanding that taxpayer dollars be spent wisely, the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) champions the use of federal funds to continue to...
Association of Public Television Stations Hires Spencer Stuart to Conduct CEO Search
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) has hired executive search firm Spencer Stuart to conduct a nationwide search for a new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the...
APTS Statement on the Passing of Senator Ted Stevens
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) is deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of former Senator Ted Stevens.
APTS Applauds the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee and Full Committee for Supporting Funding for the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) applauds Senate Subcommittee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski, Ranking Member Richard Shelby, the Senate Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations...
APTS Pleased with Court's Rejection of DISH Network's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) expressed satisfaction with the decision by the United States District Court for the District of Nevada to deny DISH Network's motion...
APTS Disappointed, But Not Surprised, By DISH Network Suing FCC
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) expressed disappointment, but not surprise, that DISH Network filed a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order in the U.S....
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo to receive a 2010 APTS Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) will receive a 2010 Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) Champion of Public Broadcasting Award on Monday, June 21 at 11am at an eve
APTS, CPB and PBS Urge the FCC to Allow Mobile Digital Television with Digital Only Tuners
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS), the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS filed comments last week with the Federal Communications Commission
Ready To Compete Introduced in the House
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) applauds Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) for introducing H.R. 5477, the Ready To Compete Act. This important legislation will leverage public...

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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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