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APTS Presents The 2014 National Advocacy Award to Gail Sande, Member of the Board of Trustees, KNPB Public Broadcasting
APTS today presented Gail Sande, Member of the Board of Trustees, KNPB Public Broadcasting, with the 2014 National Advocacy Award for her exceptional efforts in furthering public television’s...
APTS Presents Congressman Don Young With Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Congressman Don Young (R-AK).
APTS Presents The 2014 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Edmund Driggs
APTS today presented the David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Edmund Driggs for his outstanding work as an advocate for public television in his community and on the national scene.
APTS Presents Governor Mike Pence With Champion of Public Broadcasting Award
APTS today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Governor Mike Pence (R-IN).
Association of Public Television Stations Elects New Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of new leadership positions to its Board of Trustees, the election of five new members to its Board of Trustees and the re-election of two current members to...
APTS Statement on Chairman Wheeler's Blog Post on Channel Sharing
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement in response to the blog post “Channel Sharing: A New Opportunity for Broadcasters” by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
APTS Statement on FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Plans on Timing of the Spectrum Incentive Auction Rules
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of APTS, made the following statement in response to the blog posted by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
APTS Congratulates Tom Wheeler and Michael O'Rielly on their Confirmation to the FCC
APTS today praised the confirmation of Tom Wheeler as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and Michael O’Rielly as a Commissioner of the FCC.
Ready To Compete Introduced in the House
APTS today commended Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) for his introduction of H.R. 2653, the Ready To Compete Act.

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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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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

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