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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...
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).
APTS Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Oklahoma Congressman Tom Cole
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK).
America's Public Television Stations Commit in Principle to Participate in FirstNet Nationwide Public Safety Network
APTS announced that its member stations have committed in principle to an allocation of 1 Mbps of their public television spectrum to participate in the FirstNet nationwide public safety network.

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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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