Congress’ Arts Report Card

Americans for the Arts has released report cards on members of Congress for their support of legislative arts issues. “The highest-ranked states tended to have smaller delegations. Among states with delegations of 10 or more House members, Massachusetts and New York finished in front. Thirty-three House members received the highest possible grade (A+). However, the average grade for the House was a B. Arts support is increasingly bipartisan, the report card shows, a relief to arts advocates who saw conservative Republicans attempt to scrap the NEA in the mid-’90s.”