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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...
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 EDGE Award to Alan Popkin
APTS today presented the 2015 EDGE Award to Alan Popkin, Director of Television Engineering and Technical Operations, KLCS-TV in Los Angeles.
Association of Public Television Stations Elects New Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of new leaders and members of its Board of Trustees.
APTS Statement on the President's FY 2016 Budget
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2016 budget that was released today.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Peggy Charren
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of the APTS, made the following statement today on the passing of Peggy Charren.
APTS Restructures Staff and Promotes Kate Riley to Vice President, Government and Public Affairs
APTS announced today the restructuring of its staff and the promotion of Kate Riley to vice president, government and public affairs.

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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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