Updated NASAA Member Directory

Monday, August 4, 2008

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NationalAssembly of State Arts Agencies

List your statewide event in the Community Calendar

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Come to Chattanooga!

In this “special edition” Executive Director’s Column, Tennessee Arts Commission Executive Director Rich Boyd describes how charming Chattanooga combines the appeal of a small town with the luxury and excitement of a big city. Arrive early for NASAA Assembly 2008 to make the most of adventures that will immerse you in nature and culture.

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Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

Welcome NASAA's new Communications Manager...New Tool Helps Shape Survey Questions . . . Guide to Youth Programs in Museums and Libraries . . . Aspen Institute Nonprofit Policy Proposals to Strengthen Communities

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Legislative Update

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

Appropriations on Hold as Congress Adjourns For August Recess . . . Artist Visa Bill Pending Senate Action . . . Record Cosponsors for Artists' Charitable Deduction Bill

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I encourage the film industry in my state?

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Did You Know?

Chattanooga has received national recognition for the revitalization of its downtown and riverfront and has been cited as a model for citizen involvement in community planning and decision making.

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