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Did You Sign The White House Petition To Save The NEA/NEH? If So, They May Not Have Counted Your Vote

According to an article by Christopher Hooton in the 1/23/17 edition of The Independent and later expanded on by Jillian Steinhauer in an article at Hyperallergic.com, petitions requesting that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) at the WEthePEOPLE White House petition site are not properly registering signatures. Steinhauer ran her own tests and based on those results, it does appear that the petitions are not properly registering signatures. And in the spirit of troubleshooting, the first step in determining if there is a […]

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Plans To Eliminate NEA & NEH Raises Alarm And Inspire Ire

Ever since the news that the Trump administration plans to eliminate the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) became public knowledge, responses from inside and out of the arts community have been swift. There’s a list of reports from mainstream media that examine how much arts and culture contribute to the financial and civic health of metropolitan areas. NEA, NEH have poured millions into Wisconsin; tonemadison.com, Scott Gordon and Liz DiNovella Analysis: Cutting the NEA is first move to eliminate a free, open public realm; […]

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Romney Will Eliminate NEA Funding

It seemed as though the election was over following the Republican Presidential Primary; after all, the media circus reached such a fevered pitch that it seemed self defeating to continue the exercise. But that euphoria was short lived and an article in the 8/15/2012 edition of CNN Money’s Fortune blog reminds us that a down economy + presidential election = plenty of arts funding debate. (more…)

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Maybe Michigan Simply Dislikes The Arts

Sensationalist headline aside (yes, we all know Michiganders don’t dislike the arts), Americans for the Arts distributed an action alert email on 2/15/2011 reporting that Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI) introduced an amendment to add an additional $20.5 million on top of the proposed $22.5 million cut for the National Endowment for the Arts’ (NEA) remaining 2011 budget. If you live in New Jersey; well, what’s a stronger word than “dislike?”… (more…)

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