In the current debate on health care reform, nonprofit employers run the risk of being excluded from reform package provisions that could ease the burden of high health care costs on employers and their workers. Earlier in October, the Senate […]Read more ›
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The Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved Bill no. 1531 by a vote of 103-98. The bill replaces proposed taxes on arts, culture, and small games of chance with levies on smokeless tobacco, cigars, and natural-gas drillers. The budget now moves […]Read more ›
Several hundred people turned out this Friday for a lunchtime rally and march along the Avenue of the Arts in center city Philadelphia, protesting the Pennsylvania state budget plan, which call for an eight-percent sales tax on tickets to certain arts […]Read more ›
While a state budget is still to-be-determined, Philadelphia’s arts and culture hangs in the balance of pending legislation in the General Assembly. If the city budget approved by Mayor Nutter and City Council cannot be satisfied by changes in pension […]Read more ›
From the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance… It’s hard to believe that a little over a month ago, Senate Bill 850 appeared on our radar with the threat of losing all arts and culture funding in Pennsylvania. Since then, advocates in […]Read more ›
This past Friday, February 6, the Senate passed Senator Coburn’s Amendment 309, which prohibits funding for museums, theaters, art centers, zoos, and aquariums in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. To the dismay of many, the amendment passed by a […]Read more ›