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GOOD NEWS – Budget Conferees Adopt $8 Million Funding Package for Libraries

Wednesday, June 10, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: CLA Staff
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6/10/15 - Last night the powerful six member Budget Conference Committee met to “close out” hundreds of items related to the 2015-16 State Budget, in order to be able to meet a deadline of next Monday for a Budget vote on the Assembly and Senate floors.  We are pleased to report that one of their final actions last night was to approve an $8 million package, supported by the California Library Association, Assemblyman Mike Gatto and 27 legislators over the past few months.  At approximately 8:30 p.m., on a unanimous vote (6-0), the Budget conferees approved the library funding package which contains the following...[read more]