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Legislature Moves Slowly, For Now

4/10/02 APPROPRIATION: Whilst legislative leaders try to come to a global agreement on phase two of the state’s deficit reduction plan, conference committees can’t really make headway on their various parts of the budget. As it...

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You Can Help Arts Funding and Building Projects

3/21/02 1. Arts Funding The legislature has already cut the arts by 4%. The 4% cut was included in the “first phase” of the deficit reduction package. They are now working on the “second phase.” Although the House today...

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$2 Million Increase for the Arts

2/4/02 President Bush Recommends $2 Million Increase for the Arts President Bush released details of his FY 2003 budget today requesting Congress to appropriate a $2 million increase to the NEA to bring the agency’s total budget up to $117...

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McCollum Appointed to NEA’s National Council on the Arts

1/8/02 Minnesota’s Congresswoman Betty McCollum Appointed to NEA’s National Council on the Arts Appointment will place Minnesota Congresswoman on arts’ national policy stage House Democratic Minority Leader Richard Gephardt...

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National Legislation Affects the Arts

10/18/01 National Legislation Affects the Arts: 1. New Airline Security Measures may affect musicians and their instruments. 2. NEA funding increase nears final stage. 3. Education Appropriations Boost Arts Education $. 1. New Airline Security...

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Buildings and Bonding 101

10/3/01 MCA to Offer “Buildings and Bonding 101” How to Build or Renovate a Building for the Arts. Four sessions of this important short seminar will be held around the state, led by MCA’s Executive Director Sheila Smith and...

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Motion Used to Stop Arts Funding Restoration

May 4, 2001 We lose a battle, but the war’s not over yet On Thursday, in the middle of the night, the Minnesota House failed to pass an amendment that would have restored the $5 million that had been cut from the arts by Rep. Phil Krinkie...

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Krinkie Makes Massive Arts Cuts

April 26, 2001 As we have been reporting for the last month, there is trouble for the arts in the Minnesota House. Last night our worst fears came true. Despite the valiant efforts of long time arts friends Rep. Jim Rhodes (R-St. Louis Park) and...

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Update on Legislation Affecting Nonprofit Arts Organizations

March 2, 2001 State Arts Appropriation The good news is that Gov. Ventura recommended stable funding for the arts, and that a hearing on the arts appropriation in Sen. Cohen’s Senate committee on Feb. 7 went very well. The bad news is that...

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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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