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Arts Action Fund April News

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ArtsVote2016 Candidate Interactions; Arts Funding Wins in a Landslide Vote in Cleveland; 2016 Primaries and Caucuses; Federal Update; State and Local Update; Year-End Giving Update

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Arts Action Fund News

Vol. I 2014 Quarterly Member Newsletter Support the Arts Action Fund PAC. Message from the President This January, I was honored to receive the Sidney R. Yates Award for Outstanding Advocacy on Behalf of the Performing Arts by the Association of Performing Arts Presenters. Sid Yates was my hero as well as a masterful legislator who represented the greater Chicago area in the U.S. House of Representatives for almost 50 years until 1999. For 20 of those years, he chaired the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Interior and Related Agencies, which has direct jurisdiction over funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Smithsonian, and the National Gallery of Art, among other cultural institutions. At the helm, he would turn dry congressional hearings into performance art through music, poetry, photographs, and drama. He set the initial appropriations to these agencies’ first-ever budgets, he significantly built their funding levels

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Coming to (Arts + Cultural) America

August 21, 2012 By Robert L. Lynch, President & CEO of Americans for the Arts Robert L. Lynch. Photo courtesy of Americans for the Arts It’s August in America: vacation time for many. Visitors from every part of the world are here, and once they get through customs, check into a hotel, and find something […]

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