Following statewide outcry, in an emergency special session of the Alaska state legislature, representatives restored full funding to the state’s arts agency in a new budget deal with Governor Dunleavy, who did not exercise his veto power to eliminate it again. If the veto had held, Alaska would have become the first state without an arts agency. Read the original story here.

Alaska Will Become First State Without an Arts Agency If Governor’s $444 Million Budget Veto Holds

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