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Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC)

Committee Charge

Along with ILA lobbyists, actively pursue traditional and innovative opportunities to monitor state and federal movement that could impact Iowa libraries and/or the association; communicate such movements to the ILA Executive Board.  Actively engage members in library advocacy initiatives.

GAC is expanding. Join us in Legislative advocacy and relations by volunteering today. Fill out the volunteer form to get started.


2024 ILA Legislative Agenda 

Read the ILA Legislative Priorities for 2024.

Use the ILA Lobby From Home Guide to help you with reaching out to your legislators!

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 - ILA Advocacy Day 

State of Iowa Law Library

Be sure to let your legislators know you'll be there with a quick email.

Letter of Solidarity with ALA

Read ILA Executive Board's letter to the State of Iowa Library Commission in August 2023.

ILA in Action

Legislative Day 2022