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Senate Coronavirus Bill Includes Pelosi-Pushed $25 Million for Kennedy Arts Center


Added 03-26-20 12:45:03am EST - “The priorities of House Democrats are fully on display in the coronavirus relief bill, with well over $100 million set aside for arts groups.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Senate Coronavirus Bill Includes Pelosi-Pushed $25 Million for Kennedy Arts Center”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Andrei Medvedev / ShutterstockThe Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. (Andrei Medvedev / Shutterstock)

The Senate version of the bill to help a nation coping with unprecedented turmoil due to the coronavirus includes $25 million to renovate the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., as part of a massive infusion of taxpayer cash into arts funding.

The funding would provide “deep cleaning, increased teleworking capabilities, and operating and administrative expenses to ensure the Center will resume normal operations immediately upon reopening, according to a summary of the bill.

The money for the Kennedy Center compares favorably with that allocated to the Armed Forces Retirement Homes in Washington, D.C., and Gulfport, Mississippi, which will receive $2.8 million for “increased healthcare, security, and food services personnel expenses, as well as necessary supplies and equipment.”

She is forsaking the doctors & nurses on the front lines, while creating economic panic & keeping money out of workers’ hands.

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