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APTS Presents 2017 National Advocacy Award to Roy Clem, Executive Director, Alabama Public Television
APTS today presented the 2017 National Advocacy Award to Roy Clem, Executive Director, Alabama Public Television, for his exceptional efforts in furthering public television's legislative...
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to The Honorable Joseph A. Califano, Jr.
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Joseph A. Califano, Jr, who as chief domestic policy advisor to President Lyndon B. Johnson helped draft the Public Broadcasting...
America's Public Television Stations Presents 2017 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Diane Rehm
APTS today presented the David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Diane Rehm for her outstanding work on behalf of the entire public broadcasting system throughout her career.
America's Public Television Stations Elects Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of its new board leaders and members.
APTS Commends FCC Chairman Pai on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking To Implement The New ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Standard
APTS are delighted that the Federal Communications Commission under the leadership of Chairman Ajit Pai has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement the new ATSC 3.0 broadcast...
APTS Applaud Houston Public Media and Houston Public Safety Offices For Working Together To Ensure A Safe Super Bowl
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS president and CEO, on successful public safety collaboration during Super Bowl 51.
APTS Applauds FCC For Setting Aside Ownership Reporting Order For Noncommercial Educational Television Stations
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS President & CEO, on FCC setting aside the Media Bureau's ownership reporting order.
APTS Statement on Appointment of Commissioner Pai to FCC Chairman
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS President & CEO on Chairman Pai's promotion.
APTS Applauds Chairman Blackburn's Bill to Revoke Irrelevant Ownership Reporting Requirements
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS president and CEO on Chairman Blackburn's bill on FCC ownership reporting requirements.
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Public broadcasting serves over 98 percent of Americans, including those in the most rural areas.

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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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