Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Arts Cuts

1/24/03 1. ARTS CUTS MOVE THROUGH HOUSE AND SENATE 2. MCA TO CONDUCT “CRISIS IN ARTS ECONOMY SURVEY” 3. WHAT CAN YOU DO? SIGN UP FOR ARTS ADVOCACY DAY, FEB. 27, OR CALL/WRITE YOUR LEGISLATORS 4. ARTS EDUCATION DAY IS FEB. 5 1. ARTS...

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Some Good News, For A While

1/17/03 The legislative process is moving forward on consideration of the cuts to state government proposed by the Pawlenty administration to solve the state’s short term budget deficit problem for FY03. The good news is that Senate Finance...

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First Round of Budget Cutting Hits the Arts

1/14/03 The Pawlenty administration came out today with a proposal to solve the state’s short-term budget problem (for the fiscal year ending in July, 2003). As a part of this proposal, the administration has proposed cutting $344,000 in...

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Important Dates for Arts Advocates

1/8/03 1. Minnesota Citizens for the Arts – ARTS ADVOCACY DAY – Feb. 27, 2003 2. Minnesota Alliance for Arts in Education’s – Arts Education Day at the Capitol. – Feb. 5, 2003 3. Forum on the Minnesota State Capitol...

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MCA To Receive Sally Award

1/2/03 Minnesota Citizens for the Arts to Recieve Sally Ordway Irvine Award! We at MCA are very proud to announce that we, and our lobbyist Larry Redmond, will be recieving a “Sally” award next week. Celebrating eleven years of the...

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What can arts constituents do?

12/20/02 Minnesota State Budget Cuts Imminent As Deficit nears $5 billion What can arts constituents do? Attend ARTS ADVOCACY DAY at the STATE CAPITOL FEBRUARY 27, 2003 Save the Date! Although Minnesota is facing a historic deficit...

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Now is the time to join MCA!

12/10/02 The state of Minnesota has just announced a deficit that nears $5 billion. Across the country, most other states are also posting deficits. State funding supports the artists and arts organizations that you love in every corner of...

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HOW THE ELECTION WILL AFFECT THE ARTS

11/13/02 IN MINNESOTA: No matter who had won the elections, the next big story will be how those in control deal with the state’s nearly $3 billion dollar budget deficit. With many pledges having been made not to raise taxes, and a deficit...

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Know the Candidates

11/01/02 Welcome to the many hundreds of new arts advocates who have joined the Arts Alert list in the past several weeks! “If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better...

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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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