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Governor Cuomo released his FY2018-19 Executive Budget proposal & accompanying legislation. This signals the start of state budget negotiations. Though the Governor proposed an additional 3% in education funding in this year’s budget, he CUT STATE LIBRARY AID by 4%. Our libraries are critical to the state’s educational infrastructure. We need YOU to TAKE ACTION NOW and let your elected officials know that State Library Aid must be treated fairly in this year’s final budget – State Library Aid MUST increase in proportion to any increase in overall education funding.
With less than 30 seconds of your time, you can send a letter to your elected officials and legislative leaders.
Without your voice, library funding is faces a 4% CUT in this year’s budget.