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Budget Subcommittees at the Capitol Discuss Governor’s May Revise Proposal for Libraries

Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Budget Subcommittees at the Capitol Discuss Governor’s May Revise Proposal for Libraries 

5/15/2019 - This morning both the Assembly and Senate Budget Subcommittees on Education Finance met to consider Governor Newsom’s May Revision proposals, which included $8 million in new funding for two library programs under the State Library’s purview.   The Senate subcommittee took formal action on the library items and voted to move them forward, while the Assembly decided to treat today’s hearing as “informational” only, and they held most of their items “open” for a few more days.  The subcommittee has traditionally been very supportive of library funding, so we are optimistic that they will similarly vote to move these items forward when they close out their work....[read more]