Senate Bill Would Provide $161.3M Each for NEH, NEA
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- Fighting Over (Too Few) Funds
- Call to Defend the Humanities
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Thursday that would give the National Endowments for the Humanities and the Arts $161.3 million each in the 2010 fiscal year, $6.3 million more than the two agencies are receiving this year. The legislation, which provides funds for the Interior Department and numerous other agencies, also includes funds for tribal college programs through the Bureau of Indian Affairs.