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Author Topic: Vote to Eliminate PBS, NEA, etc.  (Read 1794 times)
« on: April 12, 2005, 02:24:29 pm »

On March 17, 2005, the U.S. House of Representatives began debate on the FY 2006 budget resolution. One broad proposal that was brought up -- and overwhelmingly voted down – included non-binding language calling for the elimination of funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and three other programs. A similar maneuver is attempted nearly every year, and always fails.  The vote this year was 102 in favor and 320 opposed.  

The vote of the Oklahoma delegation is as follows. A "yes" vote is in favor of elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts. A "no" vote supports retaining the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tom Cole    
Ernest Istook    
John Sullivan

Dan Boren    
Frank Lucas  

More information and response form is available at Advocate for the Arts
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