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Action Alert: Artists and Art Lovers, write your Congressmen about this important vote on funding for the NEA & NEH

Critical Vote on NEA & NEH Funding

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Take action today, email Congress!

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We need your help to protect funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).  Last week, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee passed the Interior Appropriations bill, which proposes to fund the both the NEH and the NEA at $135 million each for FY 2012. This represents a 40 million dollar cut and, if enacted, would be the deepest cut to both agencies in 16 years.  

Now, this legislation heads to the next step in the funding process, the House floor, where it could face amendments to increase the cut even further.  Please take two minutes to send a message to your member of Congress and tell them to reject further attempts to reduce NEH and NEA funding.

Email Oregon’s Congressional Delegation Today!

1st Congressional District: Representative David Wu

2nd Congressional District: Representative Greg Walden (This is our district)

3rd Congressional District: Representative Earl Blumenauer

4th Congressional District: Representative Peter DeFazio

5th Congressional District: Representative Kurt Schrader

It wouldn’t hurt to email Senator Jeff Merkley: [email protected]

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