Advocacy news via the Americans for the Arts’ Arts Action News:
July 18, 2018
Late tonight, the full House Appropriations Committee met and approved funding for the National Endowment for the Arts at $145 million for FY 2018. While we’re still gathering details of the meeting, this completes the U.S. House committee consideration...Read more →
Among the numerous punishing items to 99% of Americans in the newly released White House FY2018 budget (many in direct contradiction to his campaign promises) is an allocation of funding necessary only for expenses needed to carry out the dissolution of our key federal cultural organizations.
(via the Americans for the Arts, May 23, 2017)Read more →
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From the Arts Action newsletter – join the movement:
• Funding: This week, Congress is expected to approve another kick-the-can-down-the-road funding patch. This funding patch will allow the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to...Read more →
Help advance the CREATE Act (S. 2948). Click below to take just two minutes to urge your Senator to co-sponsor this important legislation.
Urge your Senator to co-sponsor the Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act:
Of importance to note is that this legislation covers some key...Read more →
Advocacy Alert from the National Endowment for the Arts:
On Wednesday, the U.S. House began consideration of the bill that funds the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The last time the House passed...Read more →
MALC wishes everyone a joyous New Year!
2015 was a busy one legislatively and we will publish a review of 2015, including an outlook for 2016.
Until then, be sure to read what the Americans for the Arts, via their Artsblog, proclaim as the greatest achievements of 2015:
What...Read more →
“Waving” Goodbye to No Child Left Behind provides details of the arts education provisions in the new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) signed into law December 10, 2015.
(via Americans for the Arts’ Arts Action News)
Statement from Robert L. Lynch,Read more →
President & CEO of Americans for the Arts,
U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) offered an amendment to integrate the arts into the nation’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs.Read more →