May 19, 2022

Bipartisan Coalition Urges Congress to Make CRS Reports Available

From James A. Jacobs at Free Government Info (FGI):

A bipartisan coalition of 40 organizations and 91 private citizens urged Congress to make non-confidential CRS reports widely available to the public. The organizations signing the letter include AALL, ALA, ARL, and FGI.

The FGI Post includes links to the members of the Committee on Rules and Administration (U.S. House and U.S. Senate) along with several useful background articles.

Libraries and library organizations that are part of the coalition include: AALL, ACRL, ALA, ARL, Middlebury College Library, and the Western Illinois University Libraries.

Read the Complete Post, Access Letter and Other Materials
See Also: AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Reports

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