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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...
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).

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America's Public Television Stations Elect W. Craig Fugate, Former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to APTS Board of Trustees

APTS today announced the election of W. Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to the APTS Board of Trustees.
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APTS Congratulates FCC Chairman Pai on his Senate Confirmation

Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of America’'s Public Television Stations (APTS), issued the following statement on the reconfirmation of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to a...
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - September 2017

Appropriations Update; Send Recess Meetings Reports; FCC Opens Second Repacking Filing Window; FCC Announces First Transition Progress Report Deadline for Reassigned Stations; Call for Nominations to the APTS Board of Trustees; APTS Thanks Associate Members; Public Broadcasters Eligible for NEH Emergency Grants to Protect Humanities Collections.
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THE SIGNAL - August 2017

Senate Provides Significant Public Broadcasting Funding This Week; APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Testifies on Repack Funds; Amendment to Cut Federal Funding to CPB Filed and Withdrawn; Grassroots Engagement Critical; Send August Recess Meetings Reports; Upcoming Deadline for Satellite Carriage Election Requests
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