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Senate Approps Cmte approves FY16 Interior bill

posted by CAA — Jun 19, 2015

Najean Lee, director of government affairs and education advocacy for the League of American Orchestras, sent the following email on June 18, 2015.

Senate Approps Cmte approves FY16 Interior bill

Senate Approps debated the Interior bill for around 3 hours this morning and they’ve passed their funding bill which includes $146 million for NEA and NEH.

Udall proposed several amendments, the first of which included an increase for the cultural agencies’ budget to the President’s request, but the amendment was not adopted.