Testimony before the New Jersey State Board of Education

Testimony before the New Jersey State Board of Education

January 2, 2019

By Patricia Tumulty, Executive Director

New Jersey Library Association

2018-2019 NJLA Public Policy Legislative Priorities

2018-2019 NJLA Public Policy Legislative Priorities

Per Capita Library Aid (A3801/S2668)

  • Description: Makes $10.5 million supplemental appropriation for increased Per Capita

Library Aid from Property Tax Relief Fund.

  • Status:
    • Assembly:  referred to Appropriations Committee
    • Senate: referred to Budget and Appropriations Committee

School Library Media Specialist Required Ratio (A1995/S2394)

NJLA Strategic Plan Task Force Survey

Dear Colleagues,

The NJLA Strategic Plan Task Force is seeking input from NJLA members and non-members regarding inclusion, professional development, organizational structure, communication and core values. This anonymous survey should take about 7 minutes to complete.

Your feedback is essential to the work of the Task Force as it moves forward with drafting a new strategic plan. We hope you will share your valuable opinions. Click here to access the survey.

ALA Advocacy Alert: We need you to take action today!

On the heels of our amazing funding news last week, the Museum and Library Services Act - legislation to reauthorize the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) - was introduced in both the Senate (S.3530) and House (H.R.6988) this past Friday with strong leadership and bipartisan support.

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