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Together, we can overcome this federal funding threat.
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On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on the President's FY 18 budget proposal.
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On Thursday, May 18, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on actions taken today by the FCC.
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On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, APTS held a webinar to provide stations with an update on FirstNet.
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Full funding for public media is included in the FY17 Omnibus Appropriations bill.
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President's Budget Proposes Elimination of Public Media Finding

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APTS Statement on the President's Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on the President's FY 18 budget proposal.
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - April 2017

Public Media Funding Included in FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill; Protect My Public Media Gathers Record Numbers on Advocacy Initiatives; FCC Releases Final Public Notice on Spectrum Auction.
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THE SIGNAL - March 2017

President Trump's Budget Proposal Zeros Out CPB Funding; Protect My Public Media's Petition & New Action; "Dear Colleague" House Letter Deadline Tomorrow; FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Renominated for a Second Term
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