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 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...

NEA avoids cuts for 2014

1/14/14
1/14/14
Issued by Americans for the Arts (AFTA) on January 14, 2014
 
On January 13, 2014, Congress released the details of its massive FY 2014 Omnibus spending bill. AFTA is pleased to share that their online...

Prevent NEA Cuts & Support Arts Education

9/10/13
9/10/13

Issued 9/9/13 by The Americans for the Arts 

Over 15,000 advocates signed our online petition for Congress to oppose the 49% cut to the NEA! Now that Congress has returned from recess to resume debates over these budget...

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...