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Senators introduce bipartisan Museum and Library Services Act of 2017

Acknowledging the critical role of libraries as anchor institutions in communities across the nation, a group of senators under the leadership of Jack Reed (D-RI), Susan Collins (R-ME), Thad Cochran (R-MS), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the bipartisan Museum and Library Services Act of 2017 (S. 2271).…

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Quick history of the Museum and Library Services Act

When we talk about saving the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funding, we are also talking about the Museum and Library Services Act (MLSA), a piece of legislation with a 53-year long history. Here’s a quick background: 1964: The 36th U.S.…

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Sen. Reed commends ALA in statement on passage of MLSA

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) submitted a statement to today’s Congressional Record, highlighting the importance of the passage of he Museum and Library Services Act of 2010, which he said represents a national commitment to “the institutions that are essential to building strong and vibrant communities.” Reed also commends the American…

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ALA: House must follow Senate’s lead, pass Museum and Library Services Act

Contact: Jenni Terry Press Officer ALA Washington Office (202) 628-8410 jterry@alawash.org For Immediate Release December 8, 2010  WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Senate passed the Museum and Library Services Act (MLSA) Reauthorization (S. 3984) late Tuesday night under unanimous consent, bringing the bill one step closer to reauthorization before the…

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