Governor Brown Approves Budget with $5M Increase for California Arts Council

Governor Brown Approves Budget with $5M Increase for California Arts Council

Fri, 06/20/2014 - 3:15pm

Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a state budget that includes a one-time $5 million increase in general fund support for the California Arts Council. This is the first time in over ten years the arts have seen an increase of general fund monies, after support for the Arts Council was cut by 94% in 2003.

California Arts Council Funding Bill Stalls, but Plan B Emerges

California Arts Council Funding Bill Stalls, but Plan B Emerges

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 1:41pm

Photo: CA Arts Council logoAB 580, the California State Assembly bill to fund the California Arts Council with $75 million for the upcoming fiscal year, failed to pass out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee during the current legislative session.