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APTS Statement on the President's FY 2017 Budget
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2017 budget that was released today.
Public Service Media: Education, Public Safety and Civic Leadership
America’s public television stations are committed to three essential public service missions: education, public safety and civic leadership.
APTS Commends Congress For Providing Level Funding For Public Broadcasting and Investing in Public Television’s Interconnection System in the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Congress for providing level funding for public broadcasting and investing in public television’s...
APTS Commends U.S. Senate for Including Ready To Learn in Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization
APTS today commended the U.S. Senate for passing the Every Student Succeeds Act, which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and preserves the Ready To Learn program...
APTS Commends Congress For Including Ready To Learn in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization
APTS today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Conference Report to accompany S.1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act, which would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary...
APTS and PBS Commend U.S. Senate For Including Ready To Learn in S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act
APTS and PBS today commended the U.S. Senate for passing S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act that would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
APTS Commends the U.S. Senate for Passing the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015
APTS today commended the United States Senate on its passage of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015.
APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Level Funding For Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing level funding for public broadcasting.
APTS Commends The House Appropriations Committee For Providing Level Funding For Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for providing level funding for public broadcasting.
APTS Commends the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee For Providing Level Funding for Public Broadcasting
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education)...

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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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