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A state arts leader is calling attention to a proposed funding cut for the National Endowment for the Humanities and National Endowment For the Arts.

The U.S. House Interior Appropriations subcommittee has passed a measure cutting funding for those agencies by 50 percent for 2014.

Anne Katz, Executive Director of Arts Wisconsin says the cuts would take away about $75 million dollars for each agency.

She says that level of cuts would have impacts on the arts community in Wisconsin, as the agencies provide grants to fund the arts across Wisconsin...