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CLA 2014 Conference Sponsors 

10/7/14 - CLA would like to thank the many sponsors for the 2014 Annual Conference in Oakland. Be sure to check the list of sponsors on the conference website homepage and click the logo of each to read more about them. The list is growing every day so be sure to check back often! [read more]

Governor Brown Takes Final Action On Remaining Legislation

10/1/14 - Yesterday, September 30, 2014, was the last day for the Governor to act on bills sent to him during the 2014 Legislative Session.  In total, the Governor was sent 1,074 bills in 2014 – he signed 930, vetoed 143 (13.3%), and allowed one to become law without his signature.  Of interest to the library community are several measures CLA has been actively involved in this year, including the following: [read more]

Governor Appoints CA Library Services Board Member

9/18/14 - SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments. Connie Williams, 63, of Petaluma, has been appointed to the California Library Services Board. Williams has been a teacher librarian at Petaluma High School since 2008. [read more]

Full Senate Confirms State Librarian On A Vote Of 32-0

8/25/14 - On Friday afternoon, the California State Senate officially voted to approve and confirm Governor Brown’s nomination of Greg Lucas as California State Librarian on a strong vote of 32-0.  No further action is needed beyond the Senate vote, and the ratification of the appointment becomes official, effective immediately
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Senate Rules Committee Confirms Greg Lucas As State Librarian 

8/22/14 - Wednesday afternoon the powerful Senate Rules Committee met at the State Capitol to consider and vote on the Governor’s Appointment of Greg Lucas as the State Librarian.  The five member committee, headed by the Senate President pro Tem of the Senate approved the nomination on a bi-partisan vote of 5-0, and the pro Tem will now bring that recommendation to the full Senate Floor for a vote in the coming days.  Due to the strong vote out of committee, Mr. Lucas will most assuredly be approved by the full Senate. [read more]