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OGR’s monthly recap: Feb-Mar

In an effort to keep you informed on what’s going on in Washington and the letters that we have sent, OGR will now have a monthly recap.  Being the first of these, today’s blog post will cover both February and

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Road blocks to federally funded research

H.R. 4186, the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science and Technology Act (FIRST) was introduced yesterday in the House of Representatives by Chairman Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) and referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology,

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Miss COL’s FDLP Task Force’s webinar today? It’s been archived!

Thank you to those who were able to participate in the webinar today!  If you were not able to attend but would like to view it, you can watch it in its entirety online. The Committee on Legislation, FDLP Task

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Deadline for Madison award nominations is this Friday

The American Library Association (ALA) Washington Office is calling for nominations for two awards to honor individuals or groups who have championed, protected and promoted public access to government information and the public’s right to know. The James Madison Award,

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ALA seeks nominations for 2014 James Madison awards

The American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office is calling for nominations for two awards to honor individuals or groups who have championed, protected and promoted public access to government information and the public’s right to know. The James Madison Award,

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