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California’s Budget for 2012-2013 has NO library funding!

National Library Week is April 8-14, and I jump-started my celebration by sending eight advocacy letters to Members of the Senate and Assembly Budget Subcommittees on Education Finance, who in the coming weeks will be discussing Governor Brown’s proposed budget. … Continue reading

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California Eliminates All State Funding to Libraries

I have a disappointing update to provide to readers. This week, Governor Jerry Brown announced devastating spending cuts that will be felt acutely throughout California starting January 1. These cuts include the elimination of all state funding to public libraries. … Continue reading

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Update on the California Budget Crisis and Library Funding

In July I wrote an update regarding the 2011-2012 California State budget crisis and how it is affecting state funding of critical library programs that serve our state’s most vulnerable citizens (http://wp.me/p1w9Ey-7Q).  This update shows where things stand as of November. At … Continue reading

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