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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.
Joint Statement from APTS, CPB and PBS on FCC Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction and Repack
Today the FCC announced the results of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction and the channel reassignment schedule for individual television stations remaining on the air.
APTS Announces Ron Bornstein - Pacific Mountain Network Fund For Strategic Communications
APTS announced the creation of the Bornstein-Pacific Mountain Network Fund for Strategic Communications to enhance public television's ability to communicate its value to the public,...
Variety Article Details Deep Cuts to CPB Expected by President Trump
APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler explains what how public broadcasting stations will preserve federal funding cuts to local stations.
NBC News Article Explains How Cuts To Public Broadcasting Funding Will Affect Local Workers and Stations
This NBC News article explains how eliminating the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) would have a far-reaching effect on public television and radio stations across the country.
APTS Statement on the President’s FY 2018 Budget
On Thursday March 16, 2017, APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler made the following remarks on the budget released by President Trump.
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Missouri Senator Roy Blunt
APTS today presented the Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education...
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy
APTS today presented the Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), vice chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
APTS Presents 2017 Pillar of Public Service Award to Lisa Trapani Shumate Associate Vice President and General Manager, Houston Public Media
APTS today presented the second annual Pillar of Public Service Award to Lisa Trapani Shumate, Associate Vice President and General Manager of Houston Public Media. The Pillar of Public Service...

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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.
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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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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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THE SIGNAL - January 2017

Register For The Summit Today; Register for the APTS Webinar: Preparing for Capitol Hill Meetings; APTS Webinar: Compliance with CPB Requirements; Appropriations Update; House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Introduces Bill to Roll Back "Ownership" Reporting Rules
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