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2011 Retreat ~ Friday Booking & Farewells

Yesterday, the Obama Administration released their fourth budget request covering all federal agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). We learned early that morning that President Obama is proposing an increase of $8 million (from $146M to $154M) for the NEA, which was a very positive start. In the past two years, NEA […]

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Congress Passes $9M Cut for NEA, Reinstates Federal Arts Education Funding

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the final budget agreement for FY 2012, which includes $146.255 million in funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). On Saturday morning, the same bill passed the U.S. Senate and moves to the desk of President Obama for […]

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