An Amendment to Cut Arts Funding was Defeated in House

The amendment, sponsored by Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI), proposing funding cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) by $23 million each was defeated on Wednesday by a vote of 114 to 297.

Americans for the Arts calls the action a victory for arts advocacy.

Read GIA's previous blog post on this amendment.

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