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The Association of Public Television Stations Changes Its Name To America's Public Television Stations
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) announced that it has a new name -- America's Public Television Stations -- effective immediately.
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2016 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to National Friends of Public Broadcasting
APTS Presents 2016 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to National Friends of Public Broadcasting
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2016 Pillar of Public Service Award to Malcolm Brett of Wisconsin Public Television
APTS today presented the first-ever Pillar of Public Service Award to Malcolm Brett, Director of Broadcast and Media Innovations for Wisconsin Public Television.
APTS, PBS and NCTA Statement Regarding Renewal of 2005 Public Television Digital Cable Carriage Agreement
APTS and PBS are pleased to announce today the renewal of their historic 2005 Public Television Digital Cable Carriage Agreement with the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (...
Association of Public Television Stations Elects Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of its leaders and members of its Board of Trustees.
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...

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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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