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Thursday, October 13, 2011

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NationalAssembly of State Arts Agencies

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NASAA Testimony: The Value of State Arts Agencies

NASAA was recently invited to submit testimony to the Joint Committee on Arts and Cultural Resources of the Kansas Legislature. NASAA was asked to address the status of public and private funding for the arts across the nation and to speak to the role of government in promoting the arts.

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Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

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Legislative Update

Congress Inches toward 2012 Funding Decisions

NASAA Legislative Counsel Thomas L. Birch

In the 112th Congress, every routine fiscal measure has become an occasion for deeply partisan bickering and last-minute solutions to avoid a government shutdown or imminent credit failure. It doesn't have to be this way. . . .

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State to State

Showcasing State Arts Agency Ingenuity

Getting the arts on the (GPS) map in Nebraska . . . . Revitalizing industrial cities through the arts in Massachusetts . . . Celebrating young artists in the Virgin Islands . . .

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Research on Demand

Support for Individual Artists

NASAA National Standard Associate Kelly Liu

State arts agencies invested more than $8 million in direct grants to artists last year. NASAA's newly updated fact sheet, Support for Individual Artists, provides a national overview of grants and services for artists . . .

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