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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...
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.

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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 - 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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