Posted: Monday, July 13, 2009, 4:30 pm
The legislative committee voted to reduce the Public Library Fund by 11 percent, or $84 million over the next two fiscal years.
This is significantly lower than the originally proposed 30 percent reduction.
The budget now moves to the House and Senate.
Article in the Columbus Dispatch:
State budget gets final touches
Press release from the Ohio Library Council:
Public Library Funding Cut in New State Budget (PDF)