One of MALC’s priorities is protecting the State’s Film Tax Credit program which has helped our State’s arts, culture and creative economy grow.
Please read the Mass Production Coalition’s statement about the Governor’s call to end the program and stay tuned for what you can do to help protect this important needed program for our Commonwealth.
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Arts Action Alert!
Dear Arts Advocate:
Tonight it was confirmed that the U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to consider on Friday three dozen amendments to “The Student Success Act” (HR 5), a bill to reauthorize federal education programs. This is a legislative effort last completed 13 years ago through the...Read more →
On Thursday, Feb 5th, Governor Baker gave a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. In that speech, he mentioned that his budget for 2016 is due by March 4th.
In his address to TheChamber, Governor Baker spoke about his priorities. Please watch it.
You can view it on the WBUR website:
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DIYA – MA Knowing the Political Players- Part One
Artists of all disciplines can (and should) influence legislation and regulations that impact the artists community and the creative economy. Beneath the golden dome of the Massachusetts State House there are thousands of bills floating around (one of which, the state budget, allocates north of $30...Read more →
The state’s budget process is heating up. In the coming months, funding for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) will be set in place. Debates and deal making will abound, both in the view of the public and behind closed State House doors. Much of this will directly impact the creative sector.
Advocates, citizens, lobbyists, state agencies,...Read more →