• Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

    Your Advocacy Helped! H.R. 1695 Passes House!

    by  • April 27, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    Thanks to all for making your voices heard!

    House Overwhelmingly Passes Bipartisan Legislation on Selection Process for Copyright Register

    Washington, D.C. — The House of Representatives today approved by a vote of 378-48 the Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act (H.R. 1695).  This bipartisan bill – introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob...

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    Artists, protect copyright: Urge your Representative to Vote “Yes” on H.R. 1695

    by  • April 25, 2017 • Calls to Action, Legislation, News

    (via the Illustrators Partnership of America)

    Artists and advocates should act now to protect the future of copyright!

    Congress is considering a new bill to change the way the head of the Copyright Office is appointed. It scheduled for a Rule’s Committee meeting today and will likely be voted on by the House in the next few days. From there...

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    Urgent Action Needed To Protect Health Care

    by  • March 23, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    UPDATE: The legislation was pulled on Friday afternoon (March 24th) and thus defeated (for now) THANK YOU to all who advocated!!

    From the ACT Coalition:

    We expect the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on the American Health Care Act tonight. We still have an opportunity to stop this harmful...

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    Action Needed On Trump Budget

    by  • March 16, 2017 • Calls to Action, News

    As expected, the Trump proposed budget is very bad news for arts and culture. It proposes to eliminate all federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), National Public Radio  (NPR), the Institute of Museums and Library Services, and many many...

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