On Wednesday, December 4, ARL joined 469 national organizations in urging the US Congress to replace sequestration with a bipartisan, balanced approach to deficit reduction, citing that "Nondefense discretionary (NDD) programs play a vital role in the health and well-being of our communities and neighbors" and that "these programs have been cut dramatically and disproportionately in recent years as lawmakers work to reduce the deficit."
- Letter to Congress in Support of Surveillance Acts (September 30, 2013)
- Coalition Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee re NSA Surveillance Programs (July 30, 2013)
- Letter Requesting Public Report on Government Surveillance (July 8, 2013)
- Letter Urging US Attorney General to Release Reports on Telephone Surveillance (July 8, 2013)