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WEBINARSCONFERENCE CALLS

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, APTS held a webinar to provide stations with an update on FirstNet.
On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, APTS hosted a webinar to discuss how stations can best prepare for their congressional meetings during the 2017 Public Media Summit.
On Monday, January 30, 2017, APTS held a webinar reviewing requirements and new developments on critical compliance issues for public broadcasters.
On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, APTS held a webinar discussing the 2016 election, the new Congress and Administration and what to expect in public media.
On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, APTS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and PBS hosted a webinar to help stations prepare for the publication of spectrum auction results and subsequent communications.
On Monday, August 8, 2016, APTS and NPR hosted a webinar with the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau on the upcoming nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test.
On Thursday July 28, 2016, APTS held a webinar on maximizing their engagement opportunities with Members of Congress during the congressional recesses
On Thursday, January 7, 2016, APTS held a webinar on the APTS What Works toolbox and the APTS State Funding Resource.
On August 31, 2015 and September 9, 2015, APTS, CPB and PBS hosted a webinar focusing on communications tools for talking about the Spectrum Auction.
On Monday, July 27, 2015, the Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) held a member station webinar which highlighted the local and state initiatives of the Public Safety Coalition over the past year.

Latest News

APTS Commends the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for Providing Significant Funding for Public Broadcasting

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for its bipartisan support of public broadcasting funding.
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APTS Commends the U.S. House Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee for Providing 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)...
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - June 2017

APTS and PBS Announce Initiative With T-Mobile to Preserve Access to Public Television for Millions in Rural America; Budget and Appropriations Update; Protect My Public Media Prepares for the Next Challenge; Fourth of July Recess Next Week: Engage with Members of Congress and the Public; Public Television Files Reply Comments in the FCC Next Gen Proceeding
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THE SIGNAL - May 2017

Congress Passes FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Funding Public Media; Presidential Budget Proposes Elimination of Public Broadcasting Funding; FCC Initiates Proposals That Benefit Public Broadcasting; APTS Files Joint Comments on the Implementation of ATSC 3.0
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