Looks like we are all in this together- center for the book organizations affiliated with libraries & humanities councils, and all the other arts and cultural orgs. We are getting ready to send messages to our partners, supporters, participants, scholars, and friends , grantees, and others to call & write maine's delegation - the place where we have most influence- asking them to oppose the cuts and state
why our work is important to them.
The work we all do is valuable. We need to make sure people know this.
From: Center for the Book state centers communication <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Rocco Staino <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2017 8:35:15 AM
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Subject: Fwd: [alacoun] Whatís getting cut in Trumpís budget
Looks like IMLS is on the chopping block. I would like to
Remind everyone that they coordinate our National Book Festival funding
And the pavilion of states.
We should prepare to mobilize and also have this on our meeting agenda.
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From: Jim Neal <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Date: March 16, 2017 at 4:37:41 AM EDT
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Subject: [alacoun] Whatís getting cut in Trumpís budget
Reply-To: Jim Neal <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Here is a detailed discussion of the
federal programs earmarked for elimination
and the federal programs targeted for
budget reductions and increases. For
example, NEH, NEA, and IMLS are on the
elimination list. NIH research funding and
college student work study grants face
major cuts. Many other reductions that
will have some impact on the nation's
Whatís getting cut in Trumpís budget
National / Kim Soffen and Denise Lu
To fund increases in defense spending, Trump proposed cuts across departments
Original Article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/classic-apps/what-trump-cut-in-his-budget/2017/03/16/00b1e2a0-09e7-11e7-93dc-00f9bdd74ed1_story.html
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