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February 21, 2012

By Connecticut Arts Alliance February 21, 2012

Governor Malloy’s Budget Trims Arts Funding On February 8, 2012 Governor Malloy released his FY13 proposed budget. The Governor has recommended cutting by 8% the Arts, Culture Tourism and Marketing grants “to achieve efficiency through competitive procurement” for a total reduction of $2,356,311. The second significant change proposed is to eliminate all individual accounts for…

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May 6, 2011

By Connecticut Arts Alliance May 6, 2011

ARTS FUNDING MAINTAINED IN NEW STATE BUDGET The state’s 2012-2013 budget was approved by the Senate early in the morning on May 4, 2011 and signed into law by the governor later that day. Although the consolidation of the Commission on Culture and Tourism into the Department of Community and Economic Development will become reality,…

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March 30, 2011

By Connecticut Arts Alliance March 30, 2011

The Government Administration and Elections Committee approved a bill (SB 148)  with new language that SUSPENDS  rather than terminates the state’s percent for art program.  The new bill calls for a two year suspension of the requirement that the State Bond Commission allocate one per cent of the state building project cost for the purchase of artwork.

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February 23, 2011

By Connecticut Arts Alliance February 23, 2011

National Association of State Arts Agencies’ Report on State Arts Funding FY11

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February 16, 2011

By Connecticut Arts Alliance February 16, 2011

State arts agencies across the country are facing funding challenges, some struggling to survive amid unprecedented state budget deficits. Read more here.

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February 15, 2011

By Connecticut Arts Alliance February 15, 2011

Over 1300 arts advocates signed the following petition submitted to Governor Dannel Malloy on February 15, 2011 Dear Governor Malloy, As mayor of Stamford, you experienced firsthand what a thriving arts community means for the economic well-being of a city — and your support made the difference. We urge you as governor to do the…

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February 8, 2011

By Connecticut Arts Alliance February 8, 2011

Proposed Bill would Eliminate State’s % for Art Program In late January, Senator Doyle of the 9th District proposed Bill 148 An Act Eliminating the Requirement for the Purchase of Artwork for State Building Projects The bill recommends that the general statutes be amended to repeal the requirement that the State Bond Commission allocate from…

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October 6, 2010

By Connecticut Arts Alliance October 6, 2010

Connecticut Arts Alliance Platform Click here to read the platform

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