Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

SENATOR GRAMS TO CUT NEA FUNDING

July 19, 2000 SENATOR GRAMS TO CUT NEA FUNDING But Effort Fails, and Senate Votes to Retain Increase Approved by Committee The Senate passed the FY2001 Interior Appropriations bill on July 18th by a vote of 97-2. The $15.514 billion bill ($800...

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SENATE PANEL APPROVES NEA FUNDING INCREASE!

June 22, 2000 Full Senate Likely to Approve Cultural Agencies’ Increases The Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved an increase of $7 million in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts on Monday, June 20, 2000. The...

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U.S. House Members Undercut NEA Funding

June 16, 2000 Conservative members of the U.S. House of Representatives took away up $22 million that had been set aside to increase funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities and Office of Museum...

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More details on upcoming house vote on NEA: ACTION REQUIRED

June 13, 2000 The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote today or tomorrow on proposed amendments to the Interior Appropriations bill, including amendments to increase funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment...

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House to Come to a Vote on NEA

June 9, 2000 The U.S. House of Representatives is gearing up to vote on the FY2001 Interior Appropriations bill, which was approved by the House Appropriations Committee on May 25 with $98 million (stable funding) for the National Endowment for...

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House to Vote on NEA Funding: Call Your Congressman Now

June 5, 2000 The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on an amendment to increase funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) when the FY2001 Interior Appropriations bill goes to the floor this month. The NEA funding...

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Presidential Clinton Recommends NEA Increase to $150 Million

May 26, 2000 The House Appropriations Committee failed to raise National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) funding from its present levels of $98 million to $115 million on May 25, 2000, an amendment proposed by Rep. Norm Dicks (D-WA). The amendment...

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Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of Arts Projects!

May 18, 2000 Yesterday, the Minnesota legislature passed overrides of the Governor’s line-item vetoes of arts projects. These included $1 million of bonding money for Lanesboro and $3 million of planning money for the Guthrie. After a first...

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