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APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Oklahoma Congressman Tom Cole
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK).
America's Public Television Stations Commit in Principle to Participate in FirstNet Nationwide Public Safety Network
APTS announced that its member stations have committed in principle to an allocation of 1 Mbps of their public television spectrum to participate in the FirstNet nationwide public safety network.
The Association of Public Television Stations Changes Its Name To America's Public Television Stations
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) announced that it has a new name -- America's Public Television Stations -- effective immediately.
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2016 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to National Friends of Public Broadcasting
APTS Presents 2016 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to National Friends of Public Broadcasting
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2016 Pillar of Public Service Award to Malcolm Brett of Wisconsin Public Television
APTS today presented the first-ever Pillar of Public Service Award to Malcolm Brett, Director of Broadcast and Media Innovations for Wisconsin Public Television.
APTS, PBS and NCTA Statement Regarding Renewal of 2005 Public Television Digital Cable Carriage Agreement
APTS and PBS are pleased to announce today the renewal of their historic 2005 Public Television Digital Cable Carriage Agreement with the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (...
Association of Public Television Stations Elects Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of its leaders and members of its Board of Trustees.
APTS Statement on the President's FY 2017 Budget
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2017 budget that was released today.
Public Service Media: Education, Public Safety and Civic Leadership
America’s public television stations are committed to three essential public service missions: education, public safety and civic leadership.
APTS Commends Congress For Providing Level Funding For Public Broadcasting and Investing in Public Television’s Interconnection System in the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Congress for providing level funding for public broadcasting and investing in public television’s...

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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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