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May 16, 2018 by Americans for the Arts
On the evening of May 15, the U.S House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee met to advance legislation to fund our cultural agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the...
April 24, 2018 by Americans for the Arts
Spring has sprung, and while Congress is starting work on the FY 2019 budget cycle, several arts-related events have occurred in the U.S. Capitol in the past week. We wanted to be sure to share them...
March 20, 2018 by Americans for the Arts
We have breaking news out of Washington, D.C. today. Congress has released their final funding plan for FY 2018, and it is great news!   Congress is proposing to fund the National Endowment for...
March 13, 2018 by Americans for the Arts
Today, over 600 dedicated arts supporters from across the United States have come together in Washington, D.C. for the 31st annual Arts Advocacy Day: The National Arts Action...
Final Tax Bill Reached-- Congress to Vote Tomorrow!
December 18, 2017 by Americans for the Arts
Tax Bill Completed Late Friday, December 15, 2017, the congressional tax conference committee completed its work to write a final tax overhaul bill that melds together components of the House and...
Arts Sector Harmed in Tax Bills
December 5, 2017 by Americans for the Arts
The Latest Tax Bill Action Early Saturday morning, the U.S. Senate passed a tax reform bill along an almost exclusively party-line vote of 51-49 with all Republicans voting yes, except for Senator...
November 20, 2017 by Americans for the Arts
As Thanksgiving approaches, we want to take a moment to thank you. We appreciate your record-levels of critical advocacy impacting your communities and the policy coming out of Washington, DC...
House GOP Unveils Tax Bill; Charities Threatened
November 2, 2017 by Americans for the Arts
Today, Republican House members released their bill for tax reform, and it unfortunately does not protect charitable giving.   This long-awaited bill, H.R. 1, would overhaul the tax code in...
September 28, 2017 by Americans for the Arts
Republican Congressional leaders released their long-awaited tax reform framework yesterday on Capitol Hill.  Their goal is to move a tax package quickly through the U.S. Congress by the end of...
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