Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, has released a statement following today’s release of the president’s budget plan:
Today we learned that the president’s FY 2018 budget blueprint proposes the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts. We are disappointed because we see our funding actively making a difference with individuals of all ages in thousands of communities, large, small, urban and rural, and in every congressional district in the nation. . . .
Read the full statement from NEA Chairman Jane Chu.