Sequestration Reduces Research Hours at NARA DC-Area Locations
Posted by Diane
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has
announced that effective this Friday, March 15, sequestration
will affect public hours at NARA locations in Washington, DC, and
College Park, Md.
From March 15 through Labor Day, both facilities would normally
extend research hours until 9 p.m. three days a week. But that won't
be happening this year: To help meet across-the-board budget cuts, research hours will remain 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday
through Saturday all spring and summer.
Exhibit spaces at NARA in DC will be affected, too—they'll be open
from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, instead of staying open until 7
p.m. three days per week.
Sequestration is a series of automatic cuts to federal government agencies, totaling $1.2 trillion over 10 years. It's
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Monday, March 11, 2013 2:56:40 PM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)