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Congressional Arts Caucus Breaks Record Signatures for Dear Colleague Letter in Support of the NEA

Posted on: Mar 20, 2018

In a fitting tribute to the recent passing of Congressional Arts Caucus Co-Chair Louise Slaughter (D-NY), a record number of 166 House Democrats and Republicans signed a joint letter to the Chair and Ranking Democrat of the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, requesting funding increases for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Read the full letter by clicking on the image to the right. Below is a list of the House Members (in state alpha order), who signed the letter.

Member

State

District

Young, Don

AK

1

Sewell, Terri

AL

7

Gallego, Ruben

AZ

7

Grijalva, Raul M.

AZ

3

O'Halleran, Tom

AZ

1

Sinema, Kyrsten

AZ

9

Barragan, Nanette

CA

44

Bera, Ami

CA

7

Brownley, Julia

CA

26

Carbajal, Salud

CA

24

Cardenas, Tony

CA

29

Chu, Judy

CA

27

Costa, Jim

CA

16

Davis, Susan A.

CA

53

DeSaulnier, Mark

CA

11

Eshoo, Anna G.

CA

18

Garamendi, John

CA

3

Huffman, Jared

CA

2

Khanna, Ro

CA

17

Lee, Barbara

CA

13

Lieu, Ted

CA

33

Lofgren, Zoe

CA

19

Lowenthal, Alan S.

CA

47

Matsui, Doris Okada

CA

6

Panetta, Jimmy

CA

20

Peters, Scott

CA

52

Ruiz, Raul

CA

36

Sanchez, Linda T.

CA

38

Schiff, Adam B.

CA

28

Speier, Jackie

CA

14

Takano, Mark

CA

41

Thompson, Mike

CA

5

Torres, Norma

CA

35

Vargas, Juan

CA

51

Perlmutter, Ed

CO

7

Polis, Jared

CO

2

Tipton, Scott R.

CO

3

Courtney, Joseph

CT

2

DeLauro, Rosa L.

CT

3

Esty, Elizabeth

CT

5

Himes, Jim

CT

4

Larson, John B.

CT

1

Norton, Eleanor Holmes

DC

1

Blunt Rochester, Lisa

DE

1

Castor, Katherine

FL

14

Crist, Charles

FL

13

Deutch, Theodore

FL

22

Frankel, Lois

FL

21

Hastings, Alcee L.

FL

20

Murphy, Stephanie

FL

7

Soto, Darren

FL

9

Wasserman Schultz, Debbie

FL

23

Johnson, Henry C.

GA

4

Lewis, John

GA

5

Bordallo, Madeleine Z.

GU

1

Gabbard, Tulsi

HI

2

Hanabusa, Colleen

HI

1

Loebsack, David

IA

2

Bustos, Cheri

IL

17

Davis, Danny K.

IL

7

Foster, Bill

IL

11

Gutierrez, Luis V.

IL

4

Kelly, Robin

IL

2

Quigley, Michael

IL

5

Rush, Bobby L.

IL

1

Schakowsky, Janice D.

IL

9

Schneider, Brad

IL

10

Carson, Andre

IN

7

Yarmuth, John A.

KY

3

Capuano, Michael E.

MA

7

Keating, Bill

MA

9

Kennedy, Joseph

MA

4

Lynch, Stephen F.

MA

8

McGovern, James P.

MA

2

Moulton, Seth

MA

6

Neal, Richard E.

MA

1

Tsongas, Niki

MA

3

Brown, Anthony

MD

4

Cummings, Elijah E.

MD

7

Delaney, John

MD

6

Raskin, Jamin B.

MD

8

Ruppersberger, C.A.

MD

2

Sarbanes, John P.

MD

3

Dingell, Debbie

MI

12

Kildee, Daniel

MI

5

Lawrence, Brenda

MI

14

Levin, Sander M.

MI

9

Ellison, Keith M.

MN

5

Nolan, Richard

MN

8

Peterson, Collin C.

MN

7

Walz, Timothy J.

MN

1

Cleaver, Emanuel

MO

5

Sablan, Gregorio

MP

1

Adams, Alma S.

NC

12

Price, David E.

NC

4

Kuster, Ann

NH

2

Shea-Porter, Carol

NH

1

Lance, Leonard

NJ

7

Norcross, Donald W.

NJ

1

Pallone, Frank

NJ

6

Pascrell, Bill

NJ

9

Payne, Donald

NJ

10

Sires, Albio

NJ

8

Smith, Christopher H.

NJ

4

Watson Coleman, Bonnie

NJ

12

Lujan Grisham, Michelle

NM

1

Lujan, Ben Ray

NM

3

Kihuen, Ruben

NV

4

Rosen, Jacklyn

NV

3

Titus, Dina

NV

1

Clarke, Yvette Diane

NY

9

Donovan, Dan

NY

11

Engel, Eliot L.

NY

16

Espaillat, Adriano

NY

13

Faso, John

NY

19

Higgins, Brian

NY

26

Katko, John

NY

24

Maloney, Carolyn B.

NY

12

Maloney, Sean

NY

18

Rice, Kathleen

NY

4

Slaughter, Louise

NY

25

Stefanik, Elise

NY

21

Suozzi, Thomas

NY

3

Tonko, Paul

NY

20

Velazquez, Nydia M.

NY

7

Beatty, Joyce

OH

3

Fudge, Marcia L.

OH

11

Stivers, Steve

OH

15

Turner, Michael R.

OH

10

Blumenauer, Earl

OR

3

Bonamici, Suzanne

OR

1

DeFazio, Peter A.

OR

4

Boyle, Brendan F.

PA

13

Brady, Robert A.

PA

1

Costello, Ryan

PA

6

Doyle, Michael F.

PA

14

Evans, Dwight

PA

2

Fitzpatrick, Brian

PA

8

Meehan, Patrick

PA

7

Cicilline, David

RI

1

Langevin, James R.

RI

2

Cohen, Stephen I.

TN

9

Cooper, James

TN

5

Castro, Joaquin

TX

20

Doggett, Lloyd

TX

35

Green, Al

TX

9

Green, Gene

TX

29

Johnson, Eddie Bernice

TX

30

O'Rourke, Beto

TX

16

Veasey, Marc

TX

33

Vela, Filemon

TX

34

Beyer, Donald

VA

8

Comstock, Barbara J.

VA

10

Connolly, Gerald E.

VA

11

McEachin, A. Donald

VA

4

Scott, Robert C.

VA

3

Plaskett, Stacey

VI

1

Welch, Peter F.

VT

1

DelBene, Suzan

WA

1

Heck, Denny

WA

10

Jayapal, Pramila

WA

7

Larsen, Rick

WA

2

Smith, Adam

WA

9

Kind, Ron

WI

3

Moore, Gwen

WI

4

McKinley, David

WV

1