• Posts Tagged ‘MALC’

    Senate Budget Roundup (Part One: MassArt & the MCC)

    by  • May 17, 2016 • Calls to Action, DIYA, News

    Today the the Massachusetts Senate Ways & Means Committee, which is responsible for crafting the Senate’s budget, released its Senate FY 2017 Budget. This is the third step in our state’s budget process:
    https://malegislature.gov/Budget/Process

    The first step of the budget process was the release of the Governor’s budget. The second step was the release and finalization...

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    May 31st – Free Panel – Athletes and the Arts – Integrating the Science of Sports Medicine into the World of Performing Arts

    by  • May 16, 2016 • Events, News

    One key priority for MALC is artists’ health care, wellness, and occupational health. This free panel for performing artists is not to be missed. Please share far and wide.

    Free Panel – Athletes and the Arts – Integrating the Science of Sports Medicine into the World of Performing Arts

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016,  7pm

    The Boston Public Library –...

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    Important recap of the FY17 House Budget & MCC House Budget Amendment

    by  • April 28, 2016 • DIYA, Legislation, News

    One of MALC’s key goals, in addition to advocacy, is to educate those who are advocating about how the legislative processes work. By understanding the process, your voice will be effectively heard and you will gain the trust of your legislative representatives.

    A case-in-point is the recent House budget decision to cut funding for the Massachusetts Cultural Council....

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    Important House Budget Update: MCC funding

    by  • April 27, 2016 • DIYA, Issues, News

    Unfortunately, the amendment to fund the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) to $17 million did NOT pass. See Amendment #344 for line item 0640-0300:
    https://malegislature.gov/Bills/189/House/H4200/Amendment/House/I/Text

    As you may recall, the Governor level-funded the MCC at $14 million in his FY2017 Budget, while the House Budget proposed funding for the MCC at $10 million (a four million...

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