To ask that you reconsider the decision that the ODNI Open Source Center (OSC) will cease providing information to the World News Connection as of December 31, 2013.
Letter to General James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence
On behalf of the National Coalition for History and the organizations listed below
December 18, 2013
To encourage the FCC to make primary legal materials and publicly available comments hosted exclusively on the FCC's website additionally available through FDSys to facilitate continued public access in the event of a government shutdown.
Letter to Diane Cornell, Special Counsel, and David Bray, Chief Information Officer, at the Federal Communications Commission
Dec. 2, 2013
To urge that intelligence surveillance practices be reformed by limiting the scope of surveillance and by substantially enhancing the privacy protections, oversight, and
accountability mechanisms that govern that surveillance.
Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Speaker Boehner, and Chairs and Ranking Members of the Senate and House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees
November 21, 2013
To thank you for your commitment to providing continued public access to official, authentic government information during the recent federal government shutdown.
Letter to Davita Vance-Cooks, Public Printer of the United States
November 7, 2013
To urge you to oppose including provisions in the conferenced version of the Farm Bill that unnecessarily cut off public access to a broad swath of information about agricultural and livestock operations.
Letter to House and Senate Farm Bill Conferees
November 6, 2013
To thank you for your interest in improving oversight of the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs, and to urge you to strengthen H.R. 3103 by making sure the public understands how the government is interpreting the law
Letter to The Honorable Mike Thompson
On behalf of the undersigned organizations committed to openness and accountability
October 10, 2013
To express our support for the passage of the Nondiscrimination Ordinance, which is scheduled for a vote on September 5, 2013.
Letter to City of San Antonio City Council
RE: Ordinance to consolidate City's nondiscrimination policies and expand protected categories, Agenda Item # 4, Council Meeting Date: 9/5/2013, RFCA Tracking No: R-10799
September 4, 2013
To emphasize our organizations’ agreement on some overall concerns and recommendations regarding the NSA surveillance programs.
Letter to Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee
Signed by Coalition of 60 Organizations Concerned with Privacy, Civil Liberties, and Surveillance
July 30, 2013
In support of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 funding requests for the Government Printing Office (GPO) and the Library of Congress (LC).
Written Testimony of Jean M. Wenger, President of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
On Behalf of AALL, Medical Library Association, and Special Libraries Association
Before the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch Appropriations
June 7, 2013
Joint Library Statement on Treaty for Print Disabled People
Statement issued to WIPO member states
June 11, 2013
To ask the PCLOB to urge the administration to make public information about the legal authorities for government surveillance of Americans.
Letter to Members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
June 19, 2013
In support of President Obama’s nomination of Davita Vance-Cooks for Public Printer of the United States
Letter to Chairman Charles E. Schumer and Ranking Member Pat Roberts, Committee on Rules & Administration
Signed by American Association of Law Libraries, American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, Medical Library Association, andSpecial Libraries Association
June 11, 2013
To thank you for your letter expressing support for GPO’s role in providing no-fee permanent public access to government information and rejecting a proposal by the National Academy of Public Administration to charge end user fees for FDsys
Letter to Committee on House Administration
Signed by American Association of Law Libraries, American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, Medical Library Association, and Special Libraries Association
May 30, 2013
Comment on proposed rule making on Inmate Access to Legal Reference Materials
Letter to Brian Callahan, Associate Attorney, New York State Commission of Correction
May 17, 2013
To urge you to promptly establish and provide active White House leadership for a Security Classification Reform Steering Committee to help correct what you have called “the problem of overclassification.”
Letter to President Obama
April 23, 2013
To express our support for Chairman Leahy’s and Sen. Lee’s ECPA Amendments Act, S. 607
Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley
April 22, 2013
To express our continued opposition to CISPA following its markup by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI)
Letter to House of Representatives
April 15, 2013
To urge you to open the markup of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), HR 624, scheduled for the week of April 8th
Letter to Members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
April 3, 2013
In support of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 funding requests for the Government Printing Office (GPO) and the Library of Congress (LC)
Testimony of Jean M. Wenger on Behalf of AALL, Medical Library Association, and Special Libraries Association
House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
March 29, 2013
To encourage the White House to renew its promise to veto the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)
Letter to Michael Daniel, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator
March 19, 2013
In support of the Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act
Letter to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and Committee on House Administration
March 12, 2013
To let you know about our grave concerns with HR 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)
Letter to Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
March 11, 2013
In support of motion for issuance of peremptory writ and for preliminary injunction
Declaration of AALL President Jean M. Wenger
March 7, 2013
To express our support for the Congressional Research Service Electronic Accessibility Act
Letter to Representatives Lance and Quigley
March 1, 2013
To thank you for introducing “The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act” (FASTR)
Letter to Senator Wyden
February 25, 2013
To thank you and share our support for your work to hold agencies accountable for implementation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Letter to House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Issa and Ranking Member Cummings
February 19, 2013
To ask you to bring renewed attention to issues that continue to plague government-wide implementation, compliance, and enforcement of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Letter to President Obama
February 19, 2013
To express the appreciation of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) for the leadership of the Government Printing Office in providing no-fee permanent public access to federal information resources in tangible and electronic formats.
Letter to Acting Public Printer Davita Vance-Cooks
February 04, 2013
Reply Comments to Notice of Inquiry Concerning Orphan Works and Mass Digitization
Comments to US Copyright Office from American Association of Law Libraries, the Medical Library Association and Special Library Association
February 1, 2013
Public Policy Positions for the 113th Congress
January 22, 2013