From the NELA listserv:
Contact: Andy Bridges
ALA Washington Office
For Immediate Release
Libraries nationwide to benefit from President Bush’s proposed budget
WASHINGTON â€” The American Library Association (ALA) applauds the funding increases for libraries proposed in President Bush’s fiscal year (FY) 2009 budget, released this morning. The increases in library funding proposed by the President will mean that many of America’s libraries can continue to provide key programs and services to their communities, like bookmobiles and public access to the Internet.