One year after they launched a campaign to urge the US Congress and the President to close the nation’s innovation deficit, a group of prominent higher education, scientific, and business organizations, including the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), today renewed their call for increased federal investments in research to build a strong long-term economy, improve medical treatments, and strengthen national security. As Congress prepares to break for its August recess, leaving key FY 2015 funding decisions to be addressed in September, leaders from those organizations today are conducting a coordinated nationwide effort to communicate the need to close the innovation deficit.
- Sequestration and Nondefense Discretionary (NDD) Programs Letter (July 12, 2012)
- Letter to Ben Nelson and Lisa Murkowski re: GPO Appropriations Request FY2011 (Apr. 14, 2010)
- Letter to Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Robert B. Aderholt re: GPO funding FY2011 (Feb. 25, 2010)
- Letter to Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Committee on Appropriations re: Government Printing Office (GPO) appropriations request (Apr. 1, 2008)
- Letter to Dianne Feinstein and Wayne Allard re: funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access (Jun. 19, 2008)
- Letter to Dianne Feinstein and Wayne Allard re: FY 2009 funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) (Jun. 19, 2008)
- Letter to Debbie Wasserman Schultz re: Library of Congress (LC) Budget FY2009 (Apr. 4, 2008)