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APTS Commends U.S. Senate for Including Ready To Learn in Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization
APTS today commended the U.S. Senate for passing the Every Student Succeeds Act, which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and preserves the Ready To Learn program...
APTS Commends Congress For Including Ready To Learn in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization
APTS today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Conference Report to accompany S.1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act, which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary...
APTS and PBS Commend U.S. Senate For Including Ready To Learn in S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act
APTS and PBS today commended the U.S. Senate for passing S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
APTS Commends the U.S. Senate for Passing the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015
APTS today commended the United States Senate on its passage of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015.
APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Level Funding For Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing level funding for public broadcasting.
APTS Commends The House Appropriations Committee For Providing Level Funding For Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for providing level funding for public broadcasting.
APTS Commends the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee For Providing Level Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education)...
APTS, CPB and PBS Statement Regarding Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction Petition for Reconsideration Denial by FCC
APTS, CPB and PBS are disappointed in the Federal Communications Commission’s denial of their Petition for Reconsideration of rules adopted last spring.
APTS Commends the House Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee For Providing Level Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education)...
APTS Provides Members With Updated Model Channel Sharing Agreement
APTS yesterday sent its member stations an updated model channel sharing agreement.

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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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