NEA, NEH, IMLS Get Budget Bumps

The National Endowments of the Arts (NEA) and Humanities (NEH), along with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will continue to receive funding. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Proposed Spending Bill Would Up NEA, NEH Budgets

As part of an agreement to avoid a government shutdown, the new funding deal would add about $2 million to the budgets at both agencies through September 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Budget Calls for Eliminating the NEA, NEH

President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal 2018 calls for completely eliminating funding for the NEA and NEH as well as a number of other domestic programs. The LitNet arts coalition called the NEA proposal "an assault on free expression." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Budget Calls for Closing the NEA

In what has become an annual rite under the Trump administration, the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Renews Bid to Eliminate Library Funding, NEA, and NEH

As it did last year, the Trump administration has once again proposed the permanent elimination of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, as well as the elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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House Votes to Save Library Funding, NEA and NEH

Despite the Trump Administration's proposal to eliminate virtually all federal library funding, the House yesterday passed a package of FY2018 spending bills that include full funding for libraries and the arts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Congress Poised to Fund Libraries, Save the NEH and NEA

Defying President Trump's budget proposal, the House Appropriations Committee this week voted to fund the IMLS, and the NEH and NEA. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA, Under Threat from Trump Budget, Awards $84m in Grants

The NEA has issued 1,195 new grants, totaling $84.06 million, to arts organizations across the country. The awards come as the organization faces the prospect of being eliminated under the White House's proposed budget. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump confirms plan to eliminate NEA and NEH

US president Donald Trump has confirmed a previously leaked proposal to eliminate both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of his first federal budget plan for 2018.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reported Trump Spending Cuts Would Kill NEH, NEA

In an effort to shrink federal bureaucracy by cutting spending, President-elect Donald Trump and his administration reportedly intend to eliminate the National Endowments for the Humanities and the Arts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA Says 55% of Americans Are Readers

A new report from the National Endowment for the Arts tracking American reading habits in 2017 revealed that more than half of all U.S. adults, 55%, or 132 million people, did some form of book-reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Budget set to grant temporary business rates relief for high street

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is expected to announce temporary relief from business rates for high-street shops at his first Budget today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Budget 2020: reading tax scrapped by Rishi Sunak

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Gabriel Bump's Ballad of a Nowhere Boy

A debut novelist delves into a boy’s life in inner-city Chicago with 'Everywhere You Don’t Belong.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nonfiction Bumps Sales in Mid-October

In the week ended Oct. 19, 2019, unit sales of print books were up 2% over the similar week last year at outlets that report to NPD BookScan, helped by a trio of new nonfiction titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Acer Aspire 5 (A515-43-R19L) review: A budget AMD Ryzen 3 workhorse with middling battery life

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No ratings bump for Norah O’Donnell’s first week as ‘CBS Evening News’ anchor

The numbers for Norah O’Donnell’s historic first week as the anchor of “CBS Evening News” are in, and despite leaving no stone unturned on the promotional front, the new-look newscast didn’t make any progress on the ratings front. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the first five... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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In FY2020 Budget Proposal, Trump Renews Bid to End Federal Library Funding

ALA officials said the president's budget proposal was discouraging, but the bipartisan support in Congress over the past two years gives library supporters "reason to hope.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NEA Announces $27M in Grants, Fellowships

The National Endowment for the Arts has announced its first round of grants for the fiscal year 2019, issuing more than $27 million in the form of nearly 1,150 grants and 35 Creative Writing Fellowships in poetry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Books Gets a Bump It Can Brag About

In 2019, the promotional site that allows consumers to pay what they wish for bundles of DRM-free ebooks, reported a sales increase of 36% in 2018 over its 2017 results, for a total of $21.3 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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