A modified version of the ELFA Article VII bill (S.2026/A.2289) that will authorize the distribution of designated system aid, continue hold harmless provisions and enable SED Commissioner to grant waivers from local maintenance of effort requirements in order to receive Library Aid passed the Assembly yesterday thanks to your advocacy efforts.

Please contact your state senators today to get them to pass this important legislation as well. So please visit www.nyla.org and click on Contact Your Elected Officials button to send fax/email to your state legislator.