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Lawmakers around our region are confronting tough budgetary decisions. We examine where arts and humanities programs in Maryland and Virginia fit into these spending dilemmas, and whether those programs can escape the budget cuts that seem all but certain.
- Theresa Colvin Executive Director, Maryland State Arts Council
- Jonathan Lohman Virginia State Folklorist; Program Director, Virginia Folklife Program
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