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Congress Passes FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Funding Public Media; Presidential Budget Proposes Elimination of Public Broadcasting Funding; FCC Initiates Proposals That Benefit Public...
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Resources are available to ensure successful and informative meetings with your SPOC.
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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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Meet with SPOCs and Promote Public Television's Role in Public Safety

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President's Budget Proposes Elimination of Public Media Finding

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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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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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