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August 1st, 2013
After a lengthy debate, the House Appropriations Committee adjourned for the August recess without taking a final vote on a fiscal 2014 Interior and Environment bill. The committee intends to take it up again in September. The bill includes a 49 percent ($71 million) cut to the NEH, down from the fiscal 2013 level of $146 million. Read the full article »
July 24th, 2013
The National Coalition for History (NCH) has created a chart showing the status of all major federal agency programs affecting history, archives and education. Click here to access the chart. FY 14 Budget summary 8-5-13 Read the full article »