Betty Jean Grant: Restore Cultural Funding
by Geoff Kelly - posted 11:29 am, September 30, 2010
Erie County Legislator Betty Jean Grant is upset with County Executive Chris Collins for cutting funding to culturals:
Buffalo is known all over the world as a “cultural city.” From Shakespeare in the Park to the African American Cultural Center to the Irish Classical Theater, there is something for everyone’s taste in the city. We have gone on to win several national awards for our gems here.
It is difficult for me, as a county legislator, to understand the rationale behind the county executive’s move to basically destroy what little cultural pleasures we still have left to enjoy, at a free or reduced rate. I support our cultural institutions 100 percent. All of them, including the Big 10, need the taxpayers’ support. Please write to County Executive Chris Collins and let him know that he must not decrease our quality of life.