<div dir="ltr">Sen. Jeff Merkely is on this subcommittee.<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>From: <b class="gmail_sendername">Ted Wegner, ALA</b> <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:twegner@alawash.org">twegner@alawash.org</a>></span><br>
Date: Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 8:41 AM<br>Subject: Support Libraries in Appropriations Bill<br>To: Diedre Conkling <<a href="mailto:diedre08@gmail.com">diedre08@gmail.com</a>><br><br><br>


 


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<tr><td><div><div>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.</div>
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<div>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.</div>

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<div><a href="http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/NMPDTODSBM/NYBFTODSGU/10056402286" target="_blank">Senate Labor-H Subcommittee Members</a></div>
<div><a href="http://capwiz.com/ala/utr/1/NMPDTODSBM/JGZXTODSGV/10056402286" target="_blank">House Labor-H Subcommittee Members</a></div>
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<div>Please ask your Senator/Representative to support the following items:</div>
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<div><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman";font-size:7pt;font-weight:normal">         </span></span><b>Fund the Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) at the pre-sequestration levels of $184.7 million.</b></div>

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<div><span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-family:"Times New Roman";font-size:7pt;font-weight:normal">         </span></span><b>Fund Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) under the Department of Education at the pre-sequestration levels of $28.6 million.</b></div>

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<em><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS"">Lincoln County Library District</span></em><br><em><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS"">P.O. Box 2027</span></em><br><em><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS"">Newport, OR 97365</span></em><br>
<em><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS"">Phone & Fax: 541-265-3066</span></em><br><em><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS"">Work email</span></em></span></i><em><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS";font-size:10pt;font-style:normal">: </span></em><a href="mailto:diedre@lincolncolibrarydist.org" target="_blank"><i><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS";font-size:10pt"><font color="#0000ff">diedre@lincolncolibrarydist.org</font></span></i></a><i><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS";font-size:10pt"><br>
<em><span style="font-family:"Comic Sans MS"">Home email: </span></em></span></i><a href="mailto:diedre08@gmail.com" target="_blank"><em><span style="color:blue;font-family:"Comic Sans MS";font-size:10pt">diedre08@gmail.com</span></em></a></div>

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