Arts & Politics in the Trump Era
2017 has been a unique year for the federal appropriations cycles. We saw nearly a $2 million increase to the NEA's budget for FY 2017 in an omnibus bill that was signed in early May. In late May we learned that those increases could be zeroed out if the President's FY 2018 budget “A New Foundation for American Greatness”, is accepted by Congress. The President’s budget calls for a total elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and other cultural grant-making agencies.
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