Category Archives: Federal Legislation

Traction July 23

U.S. House Subcommittee Proposes 50 percent cut to National Endowment for the Arts

From the National Association of State Arts Agencies Today, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and Environment (which has jurisdiction over the budget of the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA]) released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2014. While it was expected that the House would recommend a reduction in funding for the NEA, […]

Americans for the Arts logo July 19

U.S. House Defeats Miller Amendment, Approves Education Rewrite

From Americans for the Arts This morning the U.S. House of Representatives completed floor action on a rewrite of the Elementary & Secondary Education Act taking a major step to end the era of No Child Left Behind. The bill H.R. 5 was approved 221-207, with 12 GOP members joining the Democratic caucus in voting […]

Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Below are two separate action alerts that we want to share with you regarding the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The first is from the National Association of State Arts Agencies and the second is from our parent organization, Americans for the Arts. Please consider emailing your FEDERAL lawmakers about this legislation. The next 24 […]