Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Congress Increases Arts Funding

11/29/04 On Saturday, November 20, in a lame duck session, Congress finally completed FY 2005 funding with the passage of a giant $388 billion “omnibus bill”. The final bill was over 1,600 pages and weighed 14 pounds. Congress...

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GO VOTE on NOVEMBER 2!

10/27/04 WHERE DO I VOTE? Check the Secretary of State’s website: http://www.sos.state.mn.us/election/index.html or call 651-296-2803. WHO ARE THE CANDIDATES? Check the League of Women Voter’s Website...

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Arts Report Card

10/21/04 Arts Report Card Gives Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation Mixed Grades On October 18th, Americans for the Arts released its 2004 Congressional Arts Report Card for the entire U.S. House of Representatives. Each Member of Congress...

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Candidate Survey Available

10/05/04 Educate yourself to vote for the arts! This year, MCA surveyed every candidate for office, at both the state and federal level. (Only the Minnesota House and Minnesota’s US Congressional seats are up for election this year.) We...

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Nonprofits Get Out the Vote

September 3, 2004 November 2- Nonprofits Get Out the Vote! The Minnesota Participation Project is offering free training for people at non-profits who want to do non-partisan voter registration and get out the vote activities. Because these...

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ARTS AND THE 2004 ELECTION

July 1, 2004 Minnesota Citizens for the Arts invites you to a public meeting about the role of the arts community in the 2004 election. Monday, July 26, 2004 6:00 pm Jungle Theater, 2951 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis Learn how to get involved...

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The Arts Win One in Congress

6/17/04 Congratulations everyone! After about an hour of debate yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Congressional Arts Caucus Amendment by a vote of 241 to 185 at 6:10 pm. The amendment was sponsored jointly by Democrats and...

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Take Action for the Arts

6/15/04 1. TAKE ACTION to Help the Arts in Congress. 2. Minnesota’s Special Session Still on Hold ________________________________ 1. TAKE ACTION to Help the Arts in Congress. Overview: In Washington D.C., the U.S. House of Representatives...

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Bill Dies with New Threat

5/17/04 Arts/Environment Bill Dies With New Threat of Gay Marriage Ban Overview: The Arts/Environment Bill that would have dedicated a small percentage of sales tax receipts to the arts and culture died yesterday morning. In all, we did much...

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Arts/Environment Bill Advances in Both Houses

5/11/04 Again, thanks to your calls and letters, the Environment and Cultural Heritage bill moved forward in both the House and Senate today. In the Senate… It was in the Senate where more dramatic action occurred today. The bill had been...

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