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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
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...

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