National Issues

On the national level, RACC partners with Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund and the National Endowment for the Arts to fight for federal arts funding and other legislative issues of importance to artists and arts organizations.

Below is a listing of current National Issues:

Senate Vote is big win for arts education

7/24/15
7/24/15

Issued by Americans for the Arts on 7/24/15

On July 16, the Senate approved its bipartisan bill, Every Child Achieves Act, by a vote of 81-17, thus bringing Congress one step closer to re-authorizing the Elementary and Secondary...

Congressional funding for the arts

6/10/15
6/10/15

Issued by Americans for the Arts

On June 10th, the U.S. House of Representatives Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved legislation on a voice-vote to fund the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) at level funding...

Senate Confirms NEA Chairman Today - June 12, 2014

6/12/14
6/12/14

Issued by Americans for the Arts on June 12, 2014

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved by voice vote the nomination of...

The pARTnership Movement

1/12/12
1/12/12

On January 10, 2012, Americans for the Arts launched the pARTnership Movement, a new campaign designed to reach business leaders with the message that partnering with the arts will advance their bottom-line goals and build their competitive...