[Libs-Or] Fwd: [alacro-l] Federal Dollars on the Line for State Library Programs

Suzanne Sager bvss at pdx.edu
Mon Feb 8 11:00:07 PST 2016


FYI,

Suzanne L. Sager

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From: Don Wood <dwood at ala.org>
Date: Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 10:26 AM
Subject: [alacro-l] Federal Dollars on the Line for State Library Programs
To: "alacro-l at lists.ala.org" <alacro-l at lists.ala.org>


*Ask Your Members of Congress to Help Bring the Bucks Home while They’re at
Home*

It’s “appropriations” season again in Washington. That time every year when
the President submits a budget to Congress and, in theory at least,
Congress drafts and votes on bills to federally fund everything from llama
farming to, well, libraries. Never mind where llamas get their cash, but
libraries in every state in the nation benefit from funds allocated by
Congress for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), the only
federally funded program specifically dedicated to supporting libraries.
Last year, libraries received just under $183 million in LSTA funding,
about $156 million of which flowed to states as matching grants.

Read more from District Dispatch
<http://www.districtdispatch.org/2016/02/federal-dollars-on-the-line-for-state-library-programs/>



Don Wood
Program Officer
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Suzanne L. Sager
Oregon ALA Representative
Portland State University Library
PO Box 1151
Portland, OR  97207-1151

Phone: 503-725-8169
Fax: 503-725-5799

email: sagers at pdx.edu
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