State Arts Funding Stabilizing?

US state budgets are in better shape this year, and so arts funding may not be targets of cuts this year in most parts of the country. One survey sees “state expenditures growing by a national average of 2.8% during the next fiscal year. And one of the primary reasons why state legislatures and governors have cut arts funding so deeply — deficits — appears to be cresting and perhaps even receding a bit.”