May 17, 2022

Librarian of Congress and Other LC Leadership Testify Before U.S. House Appropriations Committee Re: FY2018 Budget

UPDATED: Full Text of Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Yoder’s Opening Statement
Full Text of Dr. Hayden’s Prepared Statement is Now Available
3 pages; PDF.

UPDATED: Testimony of the Library Copyright Alliance
3 pages; PDF.

The Library of Congress FY18 Budget will be discussed during a hearing of the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch (Committee on Appropriations) scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM Eastern.

The hearing will be streamed live.

The Witness List Includes:

Carla D. Hayden
Librarian of Congress

Bud Barton
Library of Congress, Chief Information Officer

Robert R. Newlen
Deputy Librarian for Institutional Advancement

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