Gov. Gavin Newsom and fellow Democrats responded to strong lobbying from small nonprofit theaters to support their reopening.
“We commend the leadership of Asm. Lorena Gonzalez in fighting for $50 million in additional funding for small live arts employers to be able to reopen safely."
“We are so grateful that the House appropriations committee recognizes President Biden’s vision for a robust return to the arts industry,” said Kate Shindle.
President Biden celebrated the role of the arts and artists in American society on Friday, using the Kennedy Center Honors as a moment to reflect on the arts’ powerful contributions, which he said were especially evident this year.
Shindle joined MSNBC's Morning Joe today to discuss The American Rescue Plan Act and more.
Actors’ Equity has condemned President Donald Trump’s “outrageous” proposal to freeze $110 million in the 2021 budget for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
President Trump said he will stop negotiations on another stimulus package until after the election.
Donald Trump has instructed Senate Republicans to block all coronavirus relief until after the election.
Kate Shindle, president of Actors' Equity Association, has issued a statement.
Equity will continue to prioritize relief for members and the industry.
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