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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
APTS Statement on the Passing of Allen Weatherly
Patrick Butler, APTS president and CEO, made the following statement on the passing of Allen Weatherly, executive director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN)
APTS Commends Public Broadcasting Stations and Emergency Services For Today’s Successful Great California ShakeOut
APTS commended public broadcasting stations and emergency services for today’s successful Great California ShakeOut, which tested the emergency alert system and helped Californians get prepared...
APTS Statement on Public Safety MOA with DHS
APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today on the public safety partnership between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology...
APTS Statement on the FCC's Draft Plan For Post-Auction Repacking
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) draft plan for post-auction repacking.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Steve LaTourette
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of America's Public Television Stations (APTS), made the following statement today on the passing of Steve LaTourette.
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 recommending significant funding for public broadcasting.

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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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