Congress and the arts

Wurman, Ilan
June 2007
Hill;6/14/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 71, p32
The article focuses on the involvement of U.S. Representatives Louise Slaughter and Christopher Shays in the improvement of the arts and entertainment industries. Slaughter and Shays have co-chaired the Congressional Arts Caucus. They also encourage other legislators to watch theatrical plays at the Kennedy Center and the Wolf Trap Foundation during their free time. To further their involvement in the arts, they are active in procuring more funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).


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