Museums Advocacy Day 2013

ISSUE #1: IMLS Office of Museum Services

“Will you support robust funding for OMS, by joining the appropriations letter led by Rep. Paul Tonko or Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand? If not, will you send your own letter of support?”
Did you discuss the appropriations letter supporting the IMLS Office of Museum Services?
From 1-5 with 5 being the highest, how likely is it that he/she will sign the letter or send one?

ISSUE #2: Charitable Giving Incentives

“Will you oppose proposals that limit the charitable deduction, including through a percentage limit on its value or by subjecting it to an overall cap on deductions?"
Did you discuss Charitable Giving Incentives?
From 1-5 with 5 being the highest, how likely is it that he/she will protect these incentives by opposing proposals to limit the charitable deduction?

ISSUE #3: Education

“Are you aware of my museum’s educational programs and how we work with local school districts to teach the curriculum?”
Did you share an Educational Impact Statement?
Did you describe your education programs?
Has the legislator or their staff visited your museum?

Other

Did you discuss any other issues?