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APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy
APTS today presented the Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
APTS Presents 2017 Pillar of Public Service Award to Lisa Trapani Shumate Associate Vice President and General Manager, Houston Public Media
APTS today presented the second annual Pillar of Public Service Award to Lisa Trapani Shumate, Associate Vice President and General Manager of Houston Public Media. The Pillar of Public Service...
APTS Presents 2017 National Advocacy Award to Roy Clem, Executive Director, Alabama Public Television
APTS today presented the 2017 National Advocacy Award to Roy Clem, Executive Director, Alabama Public Television, for his exceptional efforts in furthering public television's legislative...
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to The Honorable Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Joseph A. Califano, Jr, who as chief domestic policy advisor to President Lyndon B. Johnson helped draft the Public Broadcasting...
America's Public Television Stations Presents 2017 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Diane Rehm
APTS today presented the David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Diane Rehm for her outstanding work on behalf of the entire public broadcasting system throughout her career.
America's Public Television Stations Elects Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of its new board leaders and members.
APTS Commends FCC Chairman Pai on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking To Implement The New ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Standard
APTS are delighted that the Federal Communications Commission under the leadership of Chairman Ajit Pai has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast...
APTS Applaud Houston Public Media and Houston Public Safety Offices For Working Together To Ensure A Safe Super Bowl
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS president and CEO, on successful public safety collaboration during Super Bowl 51.
APTS Applauds FCC For Setting Aside Ownership Reporting Order For Noncommercial Educational Television Stations
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS President & CEO, on FCC setting aside the Media Bureau's ownership reporting order.
APTS Statement on Appointment of Commissioner Pai to FCC Chairman
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS President & CEO on Chairman Pai's promotion.

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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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