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  1. Our Work in Washington

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Phil Morehart Advocacy and lobbying in the nation’s capital on behalf of libraries and the library profession was the focus of “Washington Update–2014 Congressional Election and Its Impact on Libraries,” an event held Sa ...

    bgoldberg - 06/29/2014 - 22:05 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. ALA Examines President Obama’s FY2015 Budget

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By Beverly Goldberg “Federal Library Funding Cut in Proposed Budget,” ALA Washington Office Director Emily Sheketoff wrote March 4 in the  District Dispatch blog. Here is her statement detailing where libraries stand in the ...

    bgoldberg - 03/05/2014 - 16:24 - 1 comment - American Libraries Magazine

  3. ALEC on Telecommunications

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue Here’s the problem: To compete in today’s economy, you have to be wired. And of course, more and more of our library services are digital. But in many communities across the United States, the communication c ...

    bgoldberg - 02/07/2014 - 15:54 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Network Neutrality

    Network Neutrality (or "net" neutrality) is the concept of online non-discrimination. It is the principle that consumers/citizens should be free to get access to- or to provide- the Internet content and services they wish, and that consumer acce ...

    admin - 08/20/2014 - 12:44 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Federal Funding

    What is Federal Funding? Why this issue matters to libraries Legislative Background Other Information Funding on District Dispatch Sequestration Contact Us Jeffrey Kratz Associate Director, Office of Government Relations 202-628-8410 jkratz@alawash.org Wh ...

    admin - 06/20/2014 - 14:31 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. ALA Legislative Scorecard

    The Legislative Scorecard outlines votes and support of legislation that is important to and has an impact on the library community. Use this scorecard as a tool to gauge your elected official's support of library related legislation. 2013 Legislativ ...

    admin - 04/01/2014 - 10:20 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Federal Advocacy Resources and How to Get Involved

    Introduction Resources Now that I have current information, what do I do with it? Related Files Introduction The Washington Office offers a variety of information resources about current federal issues that impact libraries. Each resource contains much of ...

    admin - 04/02/2014 - 11:05 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues