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APTS Congratulates FCC Commissioners Rosenworcel and Carr on their Senate Confirmations
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of APTS, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to serve as Commissioners of the Federal...
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.
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)...
APTS Statement on Nomination of Rosenworcel and Carr to FCC
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.
Public Television Joins Forces With T-Mobile to Preserve Access to Public Television for Millions in Rural America
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...
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.
APTS Commends FCC Chairman Pai and Commissioner O’Rielly For Initiating Proposals That Benefit Public Broadcasting
On Thursday, May 18, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on actions taken today by the FCC.
APTS Commends Congress for Providing Full Funding For Public Broadcasting in FY 2017
On Thursday, May 4, 2017, APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler made the following remarks regarding the passage of the FY 2017 Appropriations Bill.
New Research Finds Strong Support for Public Television as a Resource For Educating Children and Underserved Populations about Responding to Emergencies
On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, APTS and Eagle Hill Consulting released a statement on a recent study showing strong support for the public safety services provided by public television.
America's Public Television Stations Commends FCC For Adopting Orders Recognizing NCE Distinction and Deciding Years-Long Proceedings
On Thursday, April 20, 2017, the FCC adopted orders regarding NCE third-party fundraising and "ownership" reporting forms.

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APTS Congratulates FCC Commissioners Rosenworcel and Carr on their Senate Confirmations

Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of APTS, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to serve as Commissioners of the Federal...
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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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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - July 2017

Appropriations Update; House Budget Bill Slightly Softens Public Broadcasting Reference; Leadership Council Webinar Recording Now Available; August Recess Engagement Critical; House Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Holds FCC Oversight Hearing: APTS Files Ex Parte Opposing Microsoft's White Spaces Proposal; and more.
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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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