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Find Out Who Supports Library Legislation

To prepare for National Library Advocacy Day–the annual day when hundreds of librarians and library supporters will converge in D.C. to protect library funding–the American Library Association released the 2012 ALA Legislative Scorecards. National Library Advocacy Day participants can use the scorecards to hold their elected representatives accountable. View the scorecards now: –    2012 Legislative Scorecard — House (PDF) –   ... Read More »

2011 Legislative Scorecards Now Available from ALA

National Library Advocacy Day (NLLD) is right around the corner, and to help prepare for your advocacy efforts, we’ve created the 2011 ALA scorecards. Did your representative support school libraries in the Senate or the House? Did your senator co-sponsor a bill that would help school libraries? Did your representative sign onto a key letter requesting support for school libraries? Our scorecards ... Read More »

Learn how elected officials measure up in 2010 Legislative Scorecards

The American Library Association Washington Office has released the 2010 Legislative Scorecards for the House of Representatives and the Senate. Each scorecard outlines votes and support of legislation that is important to and has an impact on the library community. 2010 Legislative Scorecard – House (pdf) 2010 Legislative Scorecard – Senate (pdf) The Washington Office encourages library advocates to use ... Read More »

American Library Association releases 2009 Legislative Scorecards

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer ALA Washington Office 202-628-8410 jterry@alwash.org For Immediate Release May 11, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Library Association (ALA) Washington Office has released the association’s 2009 Legislative Scorecards for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. The Legislative Scorecards outline votes and support of legislation that is important to and has an impact ... Read More »

ALA Legislative Scorecard Now Available

Ever wonder who votes for libraries? Enhance your advocacy knowledge with the ALA Legislative Scorecard. At a glance, discover how your elected representatives supported library initiatives and legislation. U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate versions provide comprehensive yet simple tables that make it easy for you to pinpoint specific issues that should be emphasized in your advocacy efforts. Did ... Read More »