Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

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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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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