GO Bond Bulletin #4


NMLA Legislative Day

  • Mid-point February 5th
    • Last day to introduce new bills
  • 75 supporters of libraries attended opening ceremonies in both galleries

  • Those who attended and spoke
    • Senator William Soules (provided intros)
    • Senators Richard Martinez, George Menoz and Clemente Sanchez
    • Olivia Baca, Jackie Dean, Elena Arrelano, Christopher Schipper and Karla Hunt
    • Representative Ed Sandoval (provided intros)
    • Janice Kowemy, Dean Smith, James Pawlack, Rachel Horwitz and Cordelia Hooee
  • Special thanks to those who helped make Library Legislative Day a success
    • David Giltrow, Alana McGrattan, Cythia Shetter, Melanie Chavez, NMCAL, Tracey Kimball and Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library Advisory Board

American Indian Day

  • Opportunity to show support for bond issue on February 7th
  • NMLA Native American Libraries SIG has table in rotunda with activities/information

New Bills

  • None − continue to show support for Senate Bill 53, the General Obligation Bond Bill

Capital Outlay Projects

  • This list shows library related projects from legislative website as of February 2nd
  • Not all projects listed will be funded since the total of the projects listed here will be in the billions and only $500 million is allotted
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