Kansas last in arts spending, audit shows


Kansas spends so little money on the arts that it's very difficult to discern its effect on the Kansas economy, a new audit shows.

A legislative audit released Wednesday found that current state arts  funding produces little or no economic results, partly because the spending is so little that the impact is negligible.

"It shows that Kansas isn't putting nearly enough money and effort to creating a vibrant arts industry in Kansas," said Democratic state Rep. Jerry Stogsdill . . .


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