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Immediate Action Needed to Protect Library Funding

On Friday June 22, the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider the fiscal year (FY) 2008 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill and several Members of Congress plan to offer amendments to the bill. Please contact your Representative immediately and ask them to vote NO on these amendments.


Ask your Representative to oppose the following amendments that take critical funding from the Government Printing Office and other important programs funded by the Legislative Branch Appropriations Bills.

  • Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) — The amendment reduces funding for the Government Printing Office – Congressional Printing and Binding by $3,200,000.

  • Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) — The amendment reduces appropriations in the bill by 4% across the board.

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Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.

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