Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

Success in Washington DC

11/7/03 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress Agrees to Increase NEA Funding by $6.7 million 2. Rep. Oberstar Helps Save Transportation Enhancements 3. 2003 Report on Minnesota’s Nonprofit Economy 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress...

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NEA Funding Increased

11/7/03 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress Agrees to Increase NEA Funding by $6.7 million 2. Rep. Oberstar Helps Save Transportation Enhancements 3. 2003 Report on Minnesota’s Nonprofit Economy 1. Success in Washington D.C.: Congress...

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Federal Arts Issues

9/23/03 1. MINNESOTA CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON ARTS: ALL INVITED 2. REP. BETTY MCCOLLUM (D- St. Paul) GETS ARTS FRIENDLY FEDERAL BILL PASSED 3. OTHER ACTION ON FEDERAL ARTS ISSUES 1. MINNESOTA CONFERENCE TO FOCUS ON ARTS: ALL INVITED Challenging...

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US House Passes Arts Increase

7/18/03 1. U.S. HOUSE PASSES INCREASE IN ARTS FUNDING. HOW DID YOUR CONGRESSPERSON VOTE? 2. HOW DOES MINNESOTA BENEFIT FROM NEA FUNDING? 3. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. U.S. HOUSE PASSES INCREASE IN ARTS FUNDING. How did your Congressperson vote?...

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Arts Education & New MSAB Members

6/11/03 1. ARTS EDUCATION COMMUNITY GATHERING 2. THREE NEW MEMBERS APPOINTED TO MN STATE ARTS BOARD 3. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. ARTS EDUCATION COMMUNITY GATHERING The Minnesota Alliance for Arts in Education is holding a conference for...

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Session Wrap Up

6/3/03 1. WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF THE ARTS CUTS? 2. LETTER FROM MCA BOARD CHAIR 3. LEGISLATIVE ARTS ALL-STARS 4. FURTHER NOTES ON ARTS AS A CORE ACADEMIC SUBJECT 5. SOME ARTS PROJECTS FUNDED BY STATE BONDING 6. CONCEAL AND CARRY AND NON-PROFITS 1...

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Arts Cut By 32%

5/20/03 1. ARTS CUT BY 32% 2. OTHER CULTURAL GROUPS SLASHED 3. ARTS WILL BE A CORE ACADEMIC SUBJECT 4. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. ARTS CUT BY 32% THE CUTS It was a hard fight. But it appears to be over. The conference committee with jurisdiction...

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Legislature Closing in on a Deal

5/16/03 1. LEGISLATURE CLOSING IN ON A DEAL 2. TAKE MCA’S SURVEY 1. LEGISLATURE CLOSING IN ON A DEAL Governor Pawlenty proposed a 40% cut to the arts in Minnesota. The House Committee, chaired by Rep. Bob Gunther, proposed reducing the cut...

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2000 Sign Petition

5/7/03 1. Two Thousand Minnesotans Sign Arts Petition 2. Important Legislators Named to Conference Committee 3. Arts Standards Issue Heats Up 4. Recent Press Coverage of the Fight for the Arts 1. Two Thousand Minnesotans Sign Arts Petition...

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SENATE COMMITTEE TAKES STRONG ARTS POSITION

4/25/03 Governor Pawlenty proposed a 40% cut to the arts in Minnesota. The House Committee, chaired by Rep. Bob Gunther, last week proposed reducing the cut to 32%. Yesterday in the Senate, Sen. Dallas Sams’ committee proposed reducing the...

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JOIN THE ARTS PETITION

April 23, 2003 Please forward this email to the arts people you know: This is the easiest, fastest, and best way for you to show your support for the arts. PLEASE SIGN MCA’S PETITION BY APRIL 30, 2003, which we will deliver to each and...

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Small House Restoration

4/16/03 1. HOUSE COMMITTEE RESTORES A SMALL PART OF ARTS FUNDING 2. JOIN THE ARTS PETITION 3. VOLUNTEER TO SAVE THE ARTS 1. HOUSE COMMITTEE RESTORES A SMALL PART OF ARTS FUNDING Today the Jobs and Economic Development Finance Committee in the...

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