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Library Funding Bill Passes in Subcommittee

The Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee voted yesterday to recommend level funding in FY2018 for the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS), likely including $183 million for the Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) & $27 million for the Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) program! 53 more words


FY 2018 Appropriations Update

Compiled by Tom Branen, Chief Policy Officer, America’s Service Commissions (Sources: CQ, Politico)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hopes to advance FY 2018 spending bills using preliminary spending allocations, confirming that both chambers intend to move forward on the spending process without a budget resolution adopted. 598 more words


House Republicans' Defense of Marriage is an Attack on Safety Nets

The Democratic party are such a gang of mendacious loons, right-wing hacks, and smarmy villains that you sometimes forget how anti-human and full of shit the Republican Party is. 638 more words


Funding the future of our oceans

Given that the federal appropriations process is picking up steam, we here at Kraken thought it might be a good idea review the appropriations process, and to revisit the President’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget proposal and discuss what it could mean for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 1,226 more words