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ALA, ARL send letters to Congress in support of funding the Statistical Abstract

Now that Congress has completed the FY2011 budget and has returned from their two-week recess, it will turn its attention to the FY2012 budget process. In light of this, the American Library Association (ALA) and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) sent a joint letter to the Appropriations committees of…

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Institute of Museum and Library Services releases FY2011 budget allocation table

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today released its FY 11 budget allocation table. This announcement follows Congress’ approval of H.R. 1473, the budget bill that will fund the government through the remaining months to September 2011, which included across-the-board cuts. The bill included a $28 million cut…

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ALA calls on Congress to restore support to libraries in FY2012 budget

Contact: Jenni Terry  For Immediate Release  WASHINGTON, D.C. — H.R. 1473, the budget bill that will fund the government through September 2011, includes across-the-board cuts that may deeply affect libraries of all kinds.  The bill, which cleared Congress Thursday night, includes a $28 million cut to the Institute of Museum…


Tomorrow’s vote ends one tough budget debate as FY2012 debate heats up

Everyone who has followed the news coming from Washington as Congress has wrestled over a spending agreement for FY2011 knows that the bill to be voted on tomorrow (Thursday, April 14) is the product of many behind-closed-doors deal-making and compromising dating back to February 2010.  Under the threat of a…

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