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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.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Senator Lautenberg
The public television community were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg
APTS Applauds Nomination of Tom Wheeler as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
The Association of Public Television Stations applauds President Obama's nomination of Tom Wheeler as the next chairman of the FCC.
APTS Congratulates Mignon Clyburn on Being Named Acting Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
APTS congratulates Mignon Clyburn on being named acting chairman of the FCC.
APTS Statement on The President's FY 2014 Budget
The Association of Public Television Stations today commended President Obama for his recommendation of $445 million in two year advance funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB...
APTS President & CEO Patrick Butler to be the Featured Guest on C-SPAN’s The Communicators
Patrick Butler will be featured on C-SPAN’s The Communicators

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NBC News Article Explains How Cuts To Public Broadcasting Funding Will Affect Local Workers and Stations

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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