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APTS Applauds the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee and Full Committee for Supporting Funding for the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) applauds Senate Subcommittee Chairwoman Barbara Mikulski, Ranking Member Richard Shelby, the Senate Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations...
APTS Pleased with Court's Rejection of DISH Network's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) expressed satisfaction with the decision by the United States District Court for the District of Nevada to deny DISH Network's motion...
APTS Disappointed, But Not Surprised, By DISH Network Suing FCC
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) expressed disappointment, but not surprise, that DISH Network filed a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order in the U.S....
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo to receive a 2010 APTS Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) will receive a 2010 Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) Champion of Public Broadcasting Award on Monday, June 21 at 11am at an eve
APTS, CPB and PBS Urge the FCC to Allow Mobile Digital Television with Digital Only Tuners
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS), the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS filed comments last week with the Federal Communications Commission
Ready To Compete Introduced in the House
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) applauds Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) for introducing H.R. 5477, the Ready To Compete Act. This important legislation will leverage public...
APTS Statement on the Enactment of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) applauds the action taken by the President and Congress in passing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act
APTS, CPB and PBS Respond to Cuts to PTFP and RUS Digital Transition Grant Program
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS), the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS disagree with the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB), character
APTS Board of Trustees Votes to Form a CEO Search Committee
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) Board of Trustees has voted to form a CEO Search Committee to fill the position of President and CEO of APTS.
APTS Grant Center Launches Website
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) has launched its updated APTS Grant Center website - www.apts.org/grantcenter. The website provides funding opportuniti

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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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