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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.
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

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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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