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: INCLUDES $9.5 MILLION TO ENHANCE PUBLIC LIBRARY PRO

Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments)
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GOVERNOR RELEASES 2018-19 PROPOSED STATE BUDGET: INCLUDES $9.5 MILLION TO ENHANCE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS

1/10/2018 - This morning Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his final state Budget proposal, as he completes the last year of his term in office.  As part of the Budget package, CLA is pleased to report that the Governor has decided to include some significant funding -$9.5 million in new money - for public libraries in the proposal.  This funding seeks to benefit libraries that need to connect to high-speed broadband or those that wish to increase existing speed, local literacy programs, and creative ways of sharing and delivering library materials...[read more]