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2017 Legislative Session Report

The 2017 Legislative Session was defined by budget negotiations, discussions of revenue reform and new taxes to fund transportation improvements. Arts and culture in Oregon received support for capital improvements... View Article

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2017 Session Legislative Update

The 2017 Legislature is beginning the process of closing policy committees and moving budget bills to the floor. Below is a brief update on priority legislation, within the larger landscape... View Article

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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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Arts and Culture in Oregon

Facts and figures on the arts, in Oregon and across the United States: why the arts matter

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Capital Construction Funding

Since 1998, the Cultural Advocacy Coalition has worked to advance arts and culture in Oregon by lobbying to preserve state funding for culture and working to strengthen the state’s 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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