The following message is from the Deputy Secretary for Commonwealth Libraries.
DATE: February 7, 2012
TO: Library Community
FROM: M. Clare Zales
Deputy Secretary for Commonwealth Libraries
Pennsylvania Department of Education
The following amounts represent Governor Tom Corbett's 2012-2013 funding for the Commonwealth's library related appropriations as included in his February 7, 2012 announcement.
Amounts and percentages of decrease are based on the difference between the 2011-2012 Final Budget and Governor Corbett's Proposed 2012-2013 Budget.
To access Governor Corbett's complete proposed 2012-2013 budget, please visit the Office of the Budget website at www.budget.state.pa.us. Pages E15.14 and E15.15 contain the Department of Education's "Program: Library Services" which includes an overview of library programs as well as library appropriations. Program Measures relating to selected library services are on Page E15.21.
This link, and the link in 'Governor Corbett's Proposed 2012-2013 Budget' column below, provides a projected breakdown by library.
Governor Corbett's Proposed
Public Library Subsidy
Library Services for
Visually Impaired &
Office of Commonwealth Libraries / State Library Operations
(Figures in parenthesis indicate a decrease)
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