National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Dana Gioia to Testify at Fiscal Year 2005 House Appropriations Hearing
March 25, 2004
Washington, D.C. - The House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Charles Taylor (R-NC), will hold its first hearing on the National Endowment for the Arts' Fiscal Year 2005 funding, at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2004. The hearing will be held in Room B308, Rayburn House Office Building, located at Independence Avenue S.W. and South Capitol Street.
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Dana Gioia will present President George W. Bush's Fiscal Year 2005 budget request of $139.4 million to the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee. The request includes an increase of $18 million, most of which would fund a new national touring initiative American Masterpieces: Three Centuries of Artistic Genius.
The hearing is open to the media and the public, but seating is extremely limited.
For NEA Appropriations History, visit http://www. arts.gov/about/Facts/AppropriationsHistory.html. For more information, contact the NEA Office of Communications at 202-682-5570 or visit the NEA Web site at www.arts.gov.
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