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President-elect Trump’s budget plans would eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. Read more»
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Scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, the new overtime rules have been temporarily halted. Read more»
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Advocacy Update and Recent Activity
Tuesday, November 8th marked the end of the 2016 election cycle and the beginning of our advocacy efforts for the coming years. Read more»
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Advocacy Update and Recent Activity
PAA recently joined the Alliance for Charitable Reform and other nonprofit advocates on Capitol Hill to talk to lawmakers about the impact of charitable giving tax policies on our sector. Read more»
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The FCC’s 2015 Net Neutrality rules were upheld by a D.C. Circuit Court on June 14. Read more»
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Advocacy Update and Recent Activity
House Interior appropriators approved increased funding for the National Endowment for the Arts at $149,849,000. Read more»
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Advocacy Update and Recent Activity
The IRS has withdrawn its proposal for a new procedure that would establish a voluntary process for nonprofits to substantiate gifts of $250 or more from individual donors! Read more»
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The IRA Charitable Rollover became a permanent tax incentive when President Obama signed the PATH Act into law on December 18, 2015. Read more»
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Advocacy Update and Recent Activity
On December 10, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which includes key provisions that support access to arts education. ESSA will replace the current national education… Read more»
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Advocacy Update and Recent Activity
Members of a joint conference committee released on Nov. 30 the final text of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act… Read more»
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