Public Interest Declassification Board Seeks Input on Declassification Priorities

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Public Interest Declassification Board To Meet on 11/21/13

The Public Interest Declassification Board will meet on 11/21/13 to discuss its recommendations to the President on Transforming the Security Classification System. The meeting will focus more specifically on declassification prioritization. especially declassification prioritization. You must pre-register at

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Federal Government Shutdown

On October 1, the federal government began the process of shutting down departments and agencies due to the failure of Congress to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government operating. For a rundown of how the federal government shutdown is affecting historians, click here to see a summary by the History News Network.

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Obama Administration Submits FY ’14 Budget to Congress

On April 10, 2013, President Obama sent his proposed fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget request to Congress. In general, programs affecting historians, archivists and other National Coalition for History (NCH) stakeholders would receive funding levels comparable to those they received in the FY ’13 budget (pre-sequester).

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Georgia State Archives To Remain Open

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced in October that the state will restore funding to keep the Georgia State Archives open until the end of the state’s fiscal year on June 30, 2013. Public pressure put on the governor by archivists, historians and other stakeholders clearly motivated Deal’s commitment to more >

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History Coalition Calls on Georgia Governor to Keep State Archives Open

Last week, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced he was closing the State Archives to the public on November 1 due to across-the-board budget cuts mandated by Governor Nathan Deal. On September 21, the National Coalition for History (NCH) sent a letter to the Governor opposing the budget cuts, denial of public access to more >


Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has announced that the Georgia Archives will be CLOSED to general public access beginning November 1, 2012. In addition to the elimination of public access, staff reductions affecting the ten remaining employees are planned and will be announced soon. Even if you do not live in Georgia, this issue more >

Oppose Proposed House Cuts To NEH FY ’13 Budget

On June 20, the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee marked up its FY 2013 spending bill that includes funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The bill proposes $132 million for the agency in FY 2013. This represents a decrease of $14 million, or 9.6%, from the FY 2012 level of $146 million.

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House Bill Would Eliminate Funding for Political Science Programs at NSF

On May 9, the U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment to the FY 2013 Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations bill (H.R.5326) that prohibits the funding of political science programs at the National Science Foundation (NSF). The amendment, offered by Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ-6), passed by a roll call vote of 218 to more >

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