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Legislative Alerts / Legislative Updates

May 6, 2017: FY2017 Funding Set—On to '18

May 5, 2017: FY2017 Funding Secured, with $2 Million NEA Increase

May 1, 2017: FY2017 Funding Agreement Announced

April 28, 2017: Congress Passes One-Week Funding Bill Averting Shutdown

April 7, 2017: President Proposes FY2017 NEA Cut

March 29, 2017: Remainder of NEA FY2017 Budget at Risk

March 16, 2017: President Proposes Elimination of the NEA

March 16, 2017: NASAA Statement on Proposed Elimination of the NEA

March 14, 2017: Awaiting Trump's Budget Request

June 14, 2016: Senate Advances NEA Funding Bill

May 24, 2016: House Appropriations Committee Releases Draft Budget for NEA

February 9, 2016: President's 2017 Budget Proposes Modest Increase for NEA






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