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APTS, CPB and PBS Statement Regarding Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction Petition for Reconsideration Denial by FCC
APTS, CPB and PBS are disappointed in the Federal Communications Commission’s denial of their Petition for Reconsideration of rules adopted last spring.
APTS Commends the House 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. House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS-Education)...
APTS Provides Members With Updated Model Channel Sharing Agreement
APTS yesterday sent its member stations an updated model channel sharing agreement.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Charles Benton
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of the APTS, made the following statement today on the passing of Charles Benton:
APTS Commends The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for their Support of Ready To Learn in the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
APTS today commended the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for including Ready To Learn in the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015, which would reauthorize the...
Association of Public Television Stations Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Senator Richard J. Durbin of Illinois
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL).
Association of Public Television Stations Presents Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL).
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director/General Manager, KBTC
APTS today presented the 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director & General Manager, KBTC.
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Hilma Prather
APTS today presented the David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Hilma Prather of Kentucky for her outstanding work as a lay leader and advocate in the public broadcasting system. The APTS...
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 Public Service Award for Excellence in Education to Gail Porter Long
APTS today presented the first-ever Public Service Award for Excellence in Education to Gail Porter Long, who recently retired as senior vice president and chief education officer at Maryland...

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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 - 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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