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>NYLA Legislative Alert – 2009-10 Executive Budget Recap

> The 2009-10 Executive Budget proposes a $18 million or 18% cut in Library Aid. This would bring Library Aid down to 1993 levels and is on top of two cuts (3%) in 2008 which reduced Library Aid from $102 million to $98.5 million. (This basically a repackaing of the same cut proposed on November […]

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>Thanksgiving Challenge

> Can you find at least one supporter in your community – a trustee, Friend or avid patron – to write a letter to the editor of your local paper explaining why they are thankful for your library, the online catalog or delivery system in the next week? We bet you can! It doesn’t have […]

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>NYLA Rally, 11/18/08

> The Legislative Special Session ended yesterday with no agreement between the Governor and the state Legislature on futher mid-year budget cuts. NYLA’s Library Rally at the Capitol yesterday, which brought 450 library advocates to Albany, showed state policymakers in a very visible, loud and forceful (but law abiding) manner, that the library community would […]

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>NYLA Rally to Protest Further Cuts to State Aid to Libraries and Library Systems

>Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PMPlace: Well of the Legislative Office Building, Albany The NYS Legislature is holding a Special Session at the request of the Governor to consider $1.5 to $2 billion in further cuts to the 2008-09 State Budget. Library Aid has already been cut twice this year from […]

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>Advocacy Alert – Ask Your Legislators to Reject Governor’s Proposed Cuts to Library Aid

> NYLA urges library advocates to ask their local state legislators to oppose any further cuts in Library Aid. The Governor imposed a 2% cut in library funding in the recently adopted 2008-09 State Budget and now wants the Legislature to approve a further 6% reduction. Libraries have already done their part and now its […]

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