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APTS Presents Senator John D. Rockefeller IV With Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Senator John D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV).
APTS Presents The 2014 National Advocacy Award to Dorothy Pacella, Executive Director, Friends of THIRTEEN, Inc.
APTS today presented Dorothy Pacella, executive director of the Friends of THIRTEEN, Inc., with the 2014 National Advocacy Award for her exceptional efforts in furthering public television’s...
APTS Presents The 2014 National Advocacy Award to Gail Sande, Member of the Board of Trustees, KNPB Public Broadcasting
APTS today presented Gail Sande, Member of the Board of Trustees, KNPB Public Broadcasting, with the 2014 National Advocacy Award for her exceptional efforts in furthering public television’s...
APTS Presents Congressman Don Young With Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Congressman Don Young (R-AK).
APTS Presents The 2014 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Edmund Driggs
APTS today presented the David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Edmund Driggs for his outstanding work as an advocate for public television in his community and on the national scene.
APTS Presents Governor Mike Pence With Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Governor Mike Pence (R-IN).
Association of Public Television Stations Elects New Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of new leadership positions to its Board of Trustees, the election of five new members to its Board of Trustees and the re-election of two current members to...
APTS Statement on Chairman Wheeler's Blog Post on Channel Sharing
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement in response to the blog post “Channel Sharing: A New Opportunity for Broadcasters” by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
APTS Statement on FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Plans on Timing of the Spectrum Incentive Auction Rules
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of APTS, made the following statement in response to the blog posted by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
APTS Congratulates Tom Wheeler and Michael O'Rielly on their Confirmation to the FCC
APTS today praised the confirmation of Tom Wheeler as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Michael O’Rielly as a Commissioner of the FCC.

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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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