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District Dispatch Podcast #10

Episode District Dispatch Podcast #10 Cast Andy Bridges, Communications Specialist, ALA Washington Office Emily Feldman, Program Associate, OpenTheGovernment.org Subject OpenTheGovernment.org’s Emily Feldman tells listeners about the upcoming event “Sunshine Week 2007: Closed Doors; Open Democracies?” This will be a nationally webcasted dialogue on open government and secrecy. Program Length 5…

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ALA President Leslie Burger to Testify on EPA Library Closings to Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON — On February 6, ALA President Leslie Burger will testify at an oversight hearing of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the impact of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) library closings. Since first becoming public in early 2006, the closure of several libraries in the EPA…

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FY 2007 Funding Levels Set

U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairmen have arrived at a final joint funding resolution for fiscal year (FY) 2007. This $463.5 billion spending bill will be on the House floor tomorrow. The bill provides $2.3 billion in additional funding over FY 2006, including $1.17 billion for education.…

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Call for Nominations for the James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award

The James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award are to be presented at Freedom of Information Day on March 16, 2007, and we are now accepting nominations! Each year, the James Madison Award and the Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award are presented by…

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District Dispatch Podcast #9: Special Midwinter Edition

Episode District Dispatch Podcast #9: Special Midwinter Edition Cast Carrie Russell, Copyright Specialist, ALA Office for Information Technology Policy Lori Williamson, Access Services Librarian, Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library Subject In this special Midwinter edition of the District Dispatch Podcast, Carrie Russell and Lori Williamson talk about one of the…

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