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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).
APTS Presents 2016 National Advocacy Award To Jamie Waste, Executive Director, Alaska Public Broadcasting
APTS today presented the 2016 National Advocacy Award to Jamie Waste, Executive Director, Alaska Public Broadcasting, for his exceptional efforts in furthering public television's...
APTS Presents 2016 National Advocacy Award To Ronnie Agnew, Executive Director, Mississippi Public Broadcasting
APTS today presented the 2016 National Advocacy Award to Ronnie Agnew, Executive Director, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, for his exceptional efforts in furthering public television's...

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THE SIGNAL - May 2017

Congress Passes FY 2017 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Funding Public Media; Presidential Budget Proposes Elimination of Public Broadcasting Funding; FCC Initiates Proposals That Benefit Public Broadcasting; APTS Files Joint Comments on the Implementation of ATSC 3.0
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