Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Senator Paul Wellstone

10/30/02 We are shocked and saddened by the loss of Senator Paul Wellstone, his wife, daughter, staff members and pilots. Senator Wellstone was a vigorous supporter of the arts in the Senate, a true friend who will be missed in our state’s...

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Survey Results Now Posted

10/9/02 “If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.” -President John F. Kennedy FIND OUT WHAT THE CANDIDATES THINK ABOUT THE ARTS Survey...

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Candidates on Arts Education

9/25/02 “If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.” -President John F. Kennedy We thought you might be interested in the following...

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Three Important Items

9/20/02 1. Charitable Deduction for Minnesota AMT Taxpayers Restored 2. MN Candidates for Governor Make Arts Views Known 3. More “Telling Our Stories” Advocacy 101 Seminars Offered. 1. Charitable Deduction for Minnesota AMT Taxpayers...

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Charitable Deduction for Minnesota AMT Taxpayers

9/13/02 Charitable Deduction for Minnesota AMT Taxpayers Struck Down by State Supreme Court; Can We Fix it in the Special Session Next Week? Recently, the Minnesota State Supreme Court struck down an established provision in state law that...

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Remember to Vote

9/9/02 VOTE IN THE PRIMARY ON TUESDAY On Tuesday, September 10, 2002 you have an opportunity to vote for candidates in a variety of offices in the primary election. This preliminary step in the voting process is the way that the field is narrowed...

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Help Elect an Arts Governor

8/21/02 NEWS from Minnesota Citizens for the Arts: 1. Arts Advocacy Seminars Offered in Greater Minnesota 2. Help Elect an Arts Governor Arts Advocacy Seminars Offered in Greater Minnesota The Forum of Regional Arts Councils, in cooperation with...

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Arts News You Can Use

8/1/02 1. Be a Part of the Governor’s Postcard Campaign 2. Minnesota Prepares for Next Round of Cuts 3. NEA Positioned for $10 million Increase 4. Minneapolis and St. Cloud Part of National Arts Economic Impact Study 5. MN Legislative Arts...

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Election Season News

7/1/02 NEWS FROM MINNESOTA CITIZENS FOR THE ARTS: 1. Election season begins. Do you know who your candidates are? 2. MCA Pushes to Make Support for the Arts Part of Every Candidate’s Agenda 3. Congress Votes to Increase Funding for the...

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Governor Vetoes All Arts Projects

5/22/02 CONTENTS: Governor Vetoes All Arts Projects! Arts Appropriation Still Unaffected “Telling Our Stories: Advocating for the Arts in Your Community” Arts Education Community Meeting: Politics and Policy in 2003 “Rules of...

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Arts Protected in Second Budget Bill

5/16/02 Yesterday, the legislature finally passed the second phase deficit reduction bill, which included no additional cuts to the arts. This is great news, because the House had originally proposed cutting an additional 3% from arts funding...

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K-12 Arts Standards Threatened

4/24/02 The following alert is forwarded to you from our friends at the Minnesota Alliance for Arts in Education, who work to ensure that the arts are available to all children in Minnesota Schools. Arts Learning Alert: K-12 Arts Standards...

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