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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 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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On June 29, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on the nomination of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to serve as Commissioners of the FCC.
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An APTS, PBS and T-Mobile initiative will preserve access to public television for millions of Americans.
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PBS, in coordination with America’s Public Television Stations (APTS), today announced an agreement with T-Mobile to deliver on the promise of universal service of both broadcast and wireless...
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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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