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DeSantis’ veto of millions in Florida arts funding will disproportionately impact queer, BlPOC organizations

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has vetoed $32 million in arts funding from the legislature-approved 2024-25 budget, effectively wiping out the entire state arts budget. The decision, which was spurred by DeSantis’ desire to defund LGBTQIA+ activities, has drawn sharp criticism from advocacy groups and cultural organizations, which warn of dire consequences for the arts community […]
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