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APTS Action, Inc. provides advocacy for public television stations’ interests at the national level, as well as consistent leadership and information in marshaling grassroots/grasstops and congressional support for its members. With a wide range of policy issues including education, health care and telecommunications, APTS works with its member stations to bring public television’s message to Capitol Hill and the Administration in a wide variety of ways.

Latest Legislative Issues

On Monday, September 18, 2017, Consulting Counsel, Bill Lake of Wiley Rein, LLP joined Pat Butler and Lonna Thompson of APTS, to give an update on the repacking and ATSC 3.0 and introduced some of the concepts of the business opportunities presented in 3.0.
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House passes omnibus; satellite carriage deadline nearing; WGCU in the Washington Post and more in this week's update.
Government Relations Update