Today is the day to help save the arts in
This week, a bill was introduced HB1229 (Click for a fact sheet) which proposes to provide funds from a .5% tax increase on what is best known as the “tourism tax.” It passed as amended in the House Taxation Committee by a vote of 15-0. This would keep the arts office open and help us receive a nearly 2 to 1 increase in our NEA grants due to Obama’s new stimulus package.
Most importantly it will insure that our quality of life in
Our representative’s will need to hear from you TODAY! This bill will be voted on as early as THIS MONDAY, Feb 23rd!
Please take a moment and send a quick message to our legislators, letting them know you support House Bill 1229. Something as simple as:
I am in favor of HB 1229 as a way to help save the
Be sure to add your town to your signature.
Click below and send your short message!
Thank you for what you are doing to help the arts in our state and the Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Society.