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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.
Local Public Television Stations Serve Rural America Like No One Else
Public broadcasting serves over 98 percent of Americans, including those in the most rural areas.
APTS Applauds FCC Commissioners Pai and O'Rielly's Support for Non-Commercial Educational Broadcasters
Statement from Patrick Butler, APTS President & CEO on the FCC Media Bureau order requiring NCE television stations to provide ownership information to the Commission.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Gwen Ifill
Patrick Butler, APTS president and CEO, made the following statement on the passing of Gwen Ifill, co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Sabrina Fair Thomas
Patrick Butler, APTS president and CEO, made the following statement on the passing of Sabrina Faith Thomas, general manager of KLCS-TV

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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.
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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.
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - December 2016

Register Today for the APTS 2017 Public Media Summit; Patrick Butler Essay on the New Washington Published in Current; Technology Coalition Webinar on New Broadcast Standard Available Now; ESSA Family Engagement Plan Memo Available to Stations
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THE SIGNAL - October 2016

The 2017 Public Media Summit Registration is Now Open; APTS and DHS Enter Agreement to Promote Datacasting in this edition of The Signal.
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