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Your legislators need to know that their constituents support the arts. In the 2017 legislative session, legislators supported level arts funding. Please take five minutes to thank them for supporting the arts.
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Save the Perpich Center for Arts Education!
Dear Arts Education Advocate: In the 2017 Session bills have been introduced to get rid of the Perpich Center for Arts Education. The Center is a resource for arts education throughout the State of Minnesota, serving all Minnesota schools, K-12 teachers and teaching...
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Federal Issues
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Urge Congress to Cosponsor the CREATE Act
On Arts Advocacy Day, Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) announced new legislation to strengthen the creative economy to a crowd of over 500 arts advocates. Entitled Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act (S.2648), the...
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On April 26, the Trump Administration outlined broad principles for tax reform, joining ongoing efforts in Congress to update the tax code. Americans for the Arts has long weighed in on tax reform and tax fairness for artists. Comprehensive reform hasn't happened since...
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