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Funding Restored for South Carolina Arts Commission!

State legislators met over the past two days to consider overrides of Gov. Nikki Haley’s vetoes to the state budget. Two of these vetoes impacted funding for the South Carolina Arts Commission. Veto #1 completely eliminated funding for the South Carolina Arts Commission, resulting in the agency closing its doors on June 9. Veto #21 […]

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Governor Shuts Down South Carolina Arts Commission

Here we go again… On Friday, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley vetoed the South Carolina Arts Commission’s budget. This is the third year in a row for such a veto, two by Governor Haley and one by former Governor Sanford. It should be noted that prior to Governor Sanford’s veto, he systematically cut the Commission’s […]

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South Carolina Arts Funding Veto Overturned by Legislature

Since South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley threatened funding for the state arts commission early in the budget process this year, it wasn’t a surprise when she used her proverbial red veto pen to cut funding yesterday. In anticipation, the South Carolina Arts Alliance had already been lobbying the legislature to overturn Gov. Haley’s veto as […]

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