FW: [iajgs] (USA) National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) Proposed Budget Cuts
- The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the
grant-making arm of the National Archives and Records Administration, is
facing a $2 million reduction in budget in the Administration's FY13
appropriations budget request. The request is $3 million where the current
level is $5 million. A Senate Appropriations hearing is scheduled on
Tuesday, June 12.
While the press release by the State Archivists state the hearing is by the
full committee (see below) the Senate Appropriations Committee website shows
Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee holding a markup on
the Financial Services General Government Appropriations bill.
To read more about this see the Society of State Archivists press release at
Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee