SB104/AB104 will reallocate $11.5 million in unexpended funds from previously established grant programs for the performing arts to the Fund.
Equity urges Governor Gavin Newsom to sign this bill into law as soon as possible.
Bill heads to Gov. Gavin Newsom for signature.
The national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers is "eager to embark on this new chapter" with the new Speaker Robert Rivas.
Equity stated, "We disagree with the court’s decision in the strongest possible terms."
Actors’ Equity Association has joined with other unions of the AFL-CIO in endorsing President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in the 2024 presidential campaign.
AEA stated, "We need the government to recognize that healthcare is a human right. We once again urge Congress to take this matter seriously."
The entertainment industry involves more than just A-list actors. Reps. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.) share how their new bill aims to give tax parity to low- and middle-income performers.
Actors’ Equity Association has filed an amicus brief in Tennessee opposing that state’s new law – the first in the nation – intended to limit or ban some drag shows.
The Performing Artist Tax Parity Act (PATPA), aimed at restoring tax fairness for entertainment professionals, has been reintroduced in Congress.
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