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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.
APTS Commends the House Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee for Providing Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education)...
APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Full Funding For Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing full funding for public broadcasting
Coalition Files FCC Petition for Voluntary Use of New Broadcast TV Transmission Standard
On April 13, 2016, a broad coalition of consumer technology companies, commercial and public television stations and public safety advocates today filed a joint petition with the Federal...
Celebrate National Volunteer Week
National Friends of Public Broadcasting, along with America’s Public Television Stations (APTS), the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), PBS and Protect My Public Media, will recognize...
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Pennsylvania Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr.
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-PA).

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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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APTS Statement on the President’s FY 2018 Budget

On Thursday March 16, 2017, APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler made the following remarks on the budget released by President Trump.
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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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