Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

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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Presidential Candidates Surveyed About the Arts and Culture

February 14, 2000 Prior to Steve Forbes, Gary Bauer and Orrin Hatch dropping out of the Presidential race earlier this month, the Associated Press asked the presidential candidates the following question related to the arts: Do you support...

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Session Ends With Many Arts Wins

Congratulations! Session Ends With Many Arts Wins: 1. Arts Appropriation Gets Significant Increase 2. Constitutional Amendment Not Finished, But Will Pass Next Year 3. A Poet Laureate For Minnesota and Percent for Arts Program Restored 4...

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Arts Alert Blog: Be a Part of a Glorious Arts Future

1. Be a Part of a Glorious Arts Future. 2. You Are Invited to a Reception to Welcome Tom Proehl 3. What is the Economic Impact of Your Arts Organization? 4. New Economic Impact Studies Released of St. Croix Valley and Fargo-Moorhead 5. Other...

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