States Slashing Arts Budgets

American VoicesEconomy ISSUE 47•31 Aug 4, 2011

Facing fiscal crisis, a number of states—including Texas, Wisconsin, and Kansas—are cutting their arts budgets or eliminating them altogether. What do you think?

  • “Suits me fine. Kansas's state seal has become a little edgy for my taste.”

    Katy Raimondi –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I guess Wisconsin state senator Scott Fitzgerald will have to take those Nagels down from his office.”

    Martin Smith –
    Safety Manager

  • “Good. Art sucks.”

    Eric Heller –
    Table Hand