Kicking California’s Arts Council While It’s Down

The recent California state budget cut the California Arts Council budget to $1 million. But legislators aren’t done yet – they’re now looking at axing all state general funding for the arts. “In recent days, the Democrats’ budget plan was altered to cut off all state general funds to the Arts Council, leaving a small staff to handle $1.5 million in federal funds and fees from the sale of special Arts Council license plates.”