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ALA invites nominations for 2018 Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award

The American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office invites nominations for its Eileen Cooke State & Local Madison Award. The award recognizes an individual or group who has championed, protected, or promoted public access to government information and the public’s right to know at the state or local level. The award…

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ALA invites nominations for 2018 James Madison Award

The American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office invites nominations for its James Madison Award. The award recognizes an individual or group who has championed, protected, or promoted public access to government information and the public’s right to know at the national level.  The award is named in honor of President…

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And the James Madison Award goes to… Senator Jon Tester

The American Library Association Washington Office is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 James Madison Award is Senator Jon Tester of Montana. The award will be presented by ALA Past President Sari Feldman in a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 15. Even if…

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Registration opens for the 16th annual Natl. Freedom of Information Day Conference

Registration is now open for the 16th annual National Freedom of Information (FOI) Day Conference, which will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The annual FOI Day Conference is hosted by the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center in cooperation with OpenTheGovernment.org and the…

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ALA sends Resolution on Access to and Classification of Government Information to Congress, White House

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer ALA Washington Office (202) 628-8410 jterry@alawash.org  For Immediate Release March 18, 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Library Association (ALA) distributed its Resolution on Access to and Classification of Government Information to all members of the U.S. Congress and to the White House this week…

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