Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Arts Funding Under Siege

April 11, 2001 Arts Funding Under Siege: House Chair proposes cuts at time of increased arts needs across the state There are two serious problems facing arts funding in Minnesota: Problem #1: Rep. Phil Krinkie, chair of the State Government...

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Two Events

March 13, 2001 Two Events Important to the Arts in Minnesota on March 15 2:00 p.m.: “Chamber” Music…and more! Minnesota Artists to Perform at the Capitol Arts Performances will be held in the House Chamber at the State Capitol in...

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Minnesota Artists to Perform at the Capitol

March 8, 2001 “Chamber” Music and more! Arts Performances will be held in the House Chamber at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Thursday, March 15, at 2:00, before the start of House floor session. A reception will follow in the House...

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Update on Legislation Affecting Nonprofit Arts Organizations

March 2, 2001 State Arts Appropriation The good news is that Gov. Ventura recommended stable funding for the arts, and that a hearing on the arts appropriation in Sen. Cohen’s Senate committee on Feb. 7 went very well. The bad news is that...

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Thank the Governor for Recommending Stable Arts Funding

February 9, 2001 Governor Ventura recommended stable funding for the arts this year. We want to make sure he knows we ap-preciate his recommendation. Could you take five minutes to send him a quick thank you note? “Thank you for supporting...

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Ventura Plan Threatens Tax-Exempt Status of Nonprofits

January 29, 2001 Nonprofits to Hold Meeting in Twin Cities Senate Committee to Hold Public Hearings Around the State BACKGROUND: Governor Ventura’s tax proposal includes provisions that pose a serious threat to the tax-exempt status of...

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Governor Ventura Says Nice Things About the Arts

January 22, 2001 Last week in Bloomington, the Department of Tourism held its annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The theme for this year’s conference was: Mirror on Minnesota: Culture, Arts and Heritage Tourism. At the closing...

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You Are Invited To Arts Advocacy Day 2001

January 5, 2001 You Are Invited To Arts Advocacy Day 2001! Please join us at the Minnesota History Center and State Capitol in St. Paul on February 7 Imagine thisÉlast year, over 400 arts advocates come from every corner of Minnesota to thank...

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Nonprofits Mobilize to Oppose Taxes on Charities

11/10/00 Today at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis over 100 representatives of nonprofit, tax exempt organizations gathered to discuss proposals being floated by the MN Department of Revenue to impose new taxes on nonprofits. The proposals...

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