Senate Appropriations Committee Clears FY 20 Funding Bills–Congress Delays Final FY 20 Budget Until November

On September 26, the Senate cleared a stopgap funding measure delaying the deadline for action on the fiscal year 2020 budget until November 21, right before the congressional Thanksgiving recess. The continuing resolution (HR 4378), which has already passed the House, will extend current funding levels and avoid a government shutdown when the new fiscal more >

National Archives Seeks Input on Digital Preservation Framework

The National Archives and Records Administration is seeking public comment and discussion on its digital preservation framework, which consists of the agency’s approach to determining risks faced by electronic files, and plans for preserving different types of file formats. The deadline for submitting comments is November 1, 2019, on GitHub. In June, the Office of Management more >

Senate Appropriations Committee FY 20 Funding Bill for the National Archives Would Eliminate NHPRC

On September 19, the Senate Appropriations Committee marked up the Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Services and General Government (FS&GG) bill that provides funding for the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). The bill includes more funding for NARA than the bill that passed the House in more >