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Take Action: Attend Arts and Culture Advocacy Day April 24th

When it was suggested to Winston Churchill during WWII that arts and culture spending should be cut to help pay for the war effort, his response was simple: “Then what... View Article

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Take Action: Tell Budget Writers to Protect Arts and Culture Funding

Budget-writers estimate Oregon’s budget is $1.8 billion short of the money it needs to continue existing programs at current service levels. Targeted cuts or attempts to tap the Oregon Cultural... View Article

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A Message From The President

The Cultural Advocacy Coalition is the only statewide advocacy organization lobbying Salem on behalf of art, culture, heritage and the humanities. We operate solely through the support of individuals and... View Article

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2015 Legislative Report

On July 6, 2015, at 6:04 p.m. the 79th Session of the Oregon Legislature adjourned “Sine Die.”  Over the 155 days of the session, the 90 elected members of the... View Article

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Advocacy Day 2015

It was a great day to “inform, inspire, influence” for those who were able to participate in Advocacy Day in Salem last month. Attendees met with their legislators, participated in... View Article

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Legislative Report 2013

Renewal of the Cultural Trust tax credit, stable funding for the Trust’s statewide partners and new investments in culture were among the Cultural Advocacy Coalition’s top priorities this session. The... View Article

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Legislative Report 2011

Preservation of Oregon’s percent for art law, legislation to further protect contributions to the Oregon Cultural Trust, a heritage task force, smoking onstage and protection of funding for statewide partners... View Article

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Legislative Report 2009

New funding for culture through another round of CHAMP funding, legislation to address smoking onstage, renewal of Oregon’s special assessments program, luxury taxes, musicians as independent contractors and a host... View Article

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