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  • Thanks in large part to public pressure, the Senate voted to block the current Federal Communications Commissions attempt to roll back strong, enforceable net neutrality rules. Now, action has moved to the House of Representatives. House leadership has said they will not schedule a vote on the Congressional Review Act Continue readingTaking it to the House for a #DayOfAdvocacy for #NetNeutrality The post Taking it to the House for a #DayOfAdvocacy for #NetNeutrality appeared first on District Dispatch .
  • This post originally appeared in American Libraries blog The Scoop on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. It is co-written by Marijke Visser, associate director and senior policy advocate at ALA’s Washington Office and Libraries Ready to Code project leader, along with Nicky Rigg, CS education program manager at Google. The American Continue readingLibraries Ready to Code Collection beta release this week The post Libraries Ready to Code Collection beta release this week appeared first on District Dispatch .
  • Months of advocacy by ALA members across the country has produced the first positive results for fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding as the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee voted today to provide level funding for the Institute of Museum Continue readingFederal library funding remains stable as FY 2019 appropriations process moves forward The post Federal library funding remains stable as FY 2019 appropriations process moves forward appeared first on District Dispatch .