Tag Archives: John McCain

ALA-backed bill to make CRS reports publicly available introduced

Today, after months of behind-the-scenes stage-setting, the bipartisan “Equal Access to Congressional Research Service Reports Act of 2016” was introduced in the House and Senate. The two identical bills (numbers pending) direct the US Government Publishing Office to release CRS reports online, allowing the public virtually the same free access to these high-quality reports on an enormous range of subjects that Members ... Read More »

Immediate Action Needed: Senate to Consider an Amendment to Omnibus that will Negatively Impact Libraries

Cross-posted on the Legislative Action Center The Senate began debate on the FY 2009 omnibus appropriations bill on Monday, and today they will consider an amendment by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) that will negatively impact libraries. The McCain amendment essentially turns the omnibus bill into a yearlong continuing resolution that will keep funding levels at FY 2008 levels through the ... Read More »