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Arts and Politics in the Trump Era

View the #AFTACON session presentation on Arts and Politics in the Trump Era

Federal Advocacy Update

Read the latest update on federal advocacy.

How Arts Advocates Plan to Save the NEA

Arts Action Fund Executive Director Nina Ozlu Tunceli quoted in a recent article for Variety.

Details of Trump Budget Released

Today, the White House released the official details of its proposed FY2018 “skinny budget” that President Trump proposed back in March.

National Endowment for the Arts is vital to our community

The Press-Enterprise published an op-ed today on the importance of the NEA.

Bipartisan Spending Bill Preserves Funding for the Arts

Philanthropy News Digest covers the newest bill to preserve arts funding in FY2017.

Congress Gives the Arts a Funding Boost

Today, Congress has reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill to fund the nation’s federal agencies and programs for the remaining balance of the current FY2017 fiscal year, which ends on September 30, 2017.

White House Releases Trump’s Tax Reform Proposal

Yesterday the White House released highlights of President Trump’s tax reform plan.

Eleven House Republicans Sign Letter In Support of National Endowment for the the Arts (NEA)

The letter calls for a slight increase in current levels of funding – a far cry from President Trump’s call to eliminate the federal cultural organization.

Congressional Record 4.6.17

Congressman James Langevin (D-RI) led a one-hour presentation on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on April 6, 2017.