[Libs-Or] Fwd: Help Get Libraries in Funding Bill

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 11:35:28 PST 2014

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From: Ted Wegner, ALA <twegner at alawash.org>
Date: Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 10:37 AM
Subject: Help Get Libraries in Funding Bill
To: Diedre Conkling <diedre08 at gmail.com>

   We notified you on December 18 that Congress recently passed the
Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, paving the way for the House and Senate
Appropriations Committee to begin work on the FY 2014 Federal
Appropriations Bill.

We're now asking for one last push to make sure Congress knows that
libraries need federal funding to continue to serve communities across the

You are receiving this e-mail because your senator and/or representative
currently sit on the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education
Appropriations Subcommittee and are currently working on this bill. Please
call your U.S. Senator/U.S. Representative and encourage him or her to
support libraries in the FY 2014 Federal Appropriations Bill.

Senate Labor-H Subcommittee
House Labor-H Subcommittee

Please ask your Senator/Representative to support the following items:

·         *Fund the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) at the
pre-sequestration levels of $184.7 million.*

·         *Fund Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) under the
Department of Education at the pre-sequestration levels of $28.6 million.*

To find contact information for your legislators, use the "Find Your
Officials" box at the Legislative Action
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*Diedre Conkling*

*Lincoln County Library DistrictP.O. Box 2027Newport, OR 97365Phone & Fax:
541-265-3066Work email**:
**diedre at lincolncolibrarydist.org*<diedre at lincolncolibrarydist.org>
*Home email: **diedre08 at gmail.com* <diedre08 at gmail.com>

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