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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...
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.

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APTS Congratulates FCC Commissioners Rosenworcel and Carr on their Senate Confirmations

Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of APTS, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to serve as Commissioners of the Federal...
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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 its bipartisan support of public broadcasting funding.
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - July 2017

Appropriations Update; House Budget Bill Slightly Softens Public Broadcasting Reference; Leadership Council Webinar Recording Now Available; August Recess Engagement Critical; House Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Holds FCC Oversight Hearing: APTS Files Ex Parte Opposing Microsoft's White Spaces Proposal; and more.
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THE SIGNAL - June 2017

APTS and PBS Announce Initiative With T-Mobile to Preserve Access to Public Television for Millions in Rural America; Budget and Appropriations Update; Protect My Public Media Prepares for the Next Challenge; Fourth of July Recess Next Week: Engage with Members of Congress and the Public; Public Television Files Reply Comments in the FCC Next Gen Proceeding
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