Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County (AHCMC)

Survey Question: Affect of Cultural Industry on the Economy

According to data provided by the Cultural Data Project and the Arts and Economic Prosperity IV study by Americans for the Arts, Montgomery Countyís arts and humanities community serves 4.1 million adults and 864,469 children annually, supports 3,843 full-time local jobs equaling $81.7 million in salaries, and contributes $204,120,431 to the local economy. Public funding plays a pivotal role in sustaining these organizations, allowing them to develop vibrant neighborhoods, promote tourism, and support economic development initiatives throughout the County. Statement: Appropriating local tax-dollars to advance Montgomery County's cultural and creative industries is important to the success of a strong local economy.

Roger Berliner - County Council - Strongly agree

Neda Bolourian - County Council - Strongly agree

Beth Daly - County Council - Strongly agree

Marc Elrich - County Council - Strongly agree

Nancy Floreen - County Council - Strongly agree

Evan Glass - County Council - Strongly agree

Dick Jurgena - County Council - Agree

George Leventhal - County Council - Strongly agree

Vivian Malloy - County Council - Strongly agree

Tom Moore - County Council - Strongly agree

 

Nancy Navarro - County Council - Strongly agree

Hans Riemer - County Council - Strongly agree

Ryan Spiegel - County Council - Strongly agree

Jeffrey Thames - County Council - Strongly agree

Duchy Trachtenberg - County Council - Strongly agree

Tim Willard - County Council - Strongly agree

Phil Andrews - County Executive - Strongly agree

Douglas Duncan - County Executive - Strongly agree

Sidney Katz - County Executive - Strongly agree

Ike Leggett - County Executive - Strongly agree

Jim Shalleck - County Executive - Agree

 

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