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WEBINARSCONFERENCE CALLS

On Friday, February 11 the Public Media Association hosted a conference call with stations to discuss the continuing resolution expected to be passed by the House that would eliminate all federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
On Friday, February 11 the Association of Public Television Stations and NPR jointly hosted a conference call with stations to discuss the continuing resolution (CR) that House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), was expected to introduce late Friday.
On Wednesday, February 9, the Association of Public Television Stations hosted a conference call with stations to discuss ramping-up public broadcasting’s congressional engagement in advance of anticipated House votes the week of February 14 to eliminate federal funding for public broadcasting.
Congressional Engagement in Advance of Anticipated House Debate and Votes on Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting.
On Wednesday, December 8, 2010, APTS hosted a conference call with the other public broadcasting national organizations to discuss grassroots advocacy.
APTS will host a post-election webinar and conference call with our membership on Monday, November 15 at 2:00 p.m. EST to discuss the 2010 midterm elections.

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APTS Commends The Senate Appropriations Committee For Providing Significant Funding For Public Broadcasting

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for providing significant funding for public broadcasting.
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APTS Urges More Funds For Spectrum Repack

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler today urged Congress to approve an additional $400 million to help broadcasters repack their channels following the recently concluded spectrum auction.
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The Signal

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APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Testifies on Repack Funds; Amendment to Cut Federal Funding to CPB Filed and Withdrawn; Grassroots Engagement Critical; Send August Recess Meetings Reports; Upcoming Deadline for Satellite Carriage Election Requests
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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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