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Office of Government Relations (OGR) Key Issues — May 2007

APPROPRIATIONS LSTA Fund the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) at the President’s request of $226.18 million. Improving Literacy Through School Libraries Fund the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program at $100 million. The President’s FY 2008 budget freezes funding for the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries program at the…

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Contact Your Members of Congress and Ask Them to Sign LSTA, LSL Funding Request Letter

Please contact your Member in the U.S. House of Representatives TODAY and ask him/her to sign the “Dear Colleague” letter being circulated by Reps. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Timothy Johnson (R-IL), in support of funding for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Improving Literacy Through School Libraries…

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ALA applauds library funding increase in President’s 2008 budget

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON – The American Library Association (ALA) applauds the funding increases for libraries proposed in President Bush’s fiscal year (FY) 2008 budget and thanks the Administration for its consistent support of increased library funding. In an extremely tight fiscal environment, the President’s commitment to increase federal funding for…

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