On Wednesday, November 13, Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) was named Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies. The Interior Subcommittee provides regular annual appropriations for both the National Endowment for the Humanities, (NEH), and the National Endowment for the Arts, (NEA). Cal Humanities congratulates him on his appointment and looks forward to working with him to promote the humanities as relevant and fundamental to creating a better California. Representative Calvert represents the western edge of Riverside County, of which he is a lifelong resident. If you’re from Representative Calvert’s district and would like to work with us to support his work in the humanities, please click HERE for more information.