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LAME-DUCK LIBRARY ADVOCACY
On the evening of December 4, the US Senate passed the Museum and Library Services Act (MLSA, S. 3530). American Library Association (ALA) members have sought congressional support for the legislation since it was introduced September 28. Now the bill moves to the House, where it has only one week to make it to the floor for a vote before the 115th Congress ends on December 14. Passage of the MLSA would reauthorize the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), reinforcing the agency and America’s libraries as a priority for the federal government. The proposed MLSA mirrors the previous authorization, which expired in 2016. KATHI KROMER READ MORE