Background: Wisconsin’s arts and cultural organizations add energy to the economy, enhance education for all Wisconsin students, provide access to the arts and support quality of life in every corner of the state. According to January 2017 Dun and Bradstreet data, Wisconsin boasts nearly 10,000 arts-related businesses that employ over 51,000 people. The nonprofit arts sector alone provides an economic impact of $637 million. Statement: State appropriations and policies to advance Wisconsin’s creative industries (including arts, cultural, historical, humanities, science, and arts education resources) are critically important for a strong economic and innovative future in Wisconsin. Do you support the establishment of Wisconsin Creates, an innovative state program to grow Wisconsin’s investment in its creative economy?