Policy Alerts & Updates

Policy Alerts and Updates for Empowered Arts Advocates

ArtsKC produces alerts and updates for policy items that could affect the arts community. This includes funding, tax, workforce, and human rights issues. If you are not already, please sign up for our advocacy email list and add your name to our distribution of this critical information. Below are all past notifications, some of which are still active calls to action. For more information, email BHaralson@ArtsKC.org.


Policy Update – Join ArtsKC for 2021 Arts Advocacy Workshop and Arts Advocacy Day

Policy Alert – Senate Passes American Rescue Plan – What This Means for the Arts

Policy Alert – Critical Legislative Movement in MO (Changes to Ballot Initiative Process, Anti-Protest Legislation, House Budget Committee Meetings, & Senate Hears SB529 to Help Live Entertainment Venues)

Policy Update – SVOG Portal Now Open + MO Budget Meetings

Policy Update – ARP, SVOG, Infrastructure & More!


Policy Alert – Join ArtsKC in Urging Congress to Include COVID Relief Funding in End-of-Year Spending Legislation

Policy Alert – Johnson County Residents Needed to Support Funding Proposal from Arts Council of Johnson County

Policy Alert – Add Your Organization to Missouri Citizens for the Arts’ Letter to Congress Requesting Funding

Policy Update – Kansas Legislative Session Debrief

Policy Update – Missouri Legislative Session Debrief

Policy Alert – Missouri Budget & COVID-19 Funding

Policy Alert – Tell Congress to Include Arts Funding in Stimulus Bill

Join Us for Annual Citizens’ Day in Jefferson City

Policy Alert – Arts Funding Cuts in KCMO Budget

Policy Update – Wyandotte County Legislative Delegation Forum


Policy Alert – Join Us for Beginning of Session Reception, Contact Parson Re: MCA Funding, & Federal Budget Wins

Policy Update – Kansas Economic Development Town Halls

Policy Update – Mayor Lucas Friend to the Arts

Branden Haralson | Senior Manager, Public Policy & Government Relations | BHaralson@ArtsKC.org

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