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Most Recent Legislative Updates

President Obama Visits Everglades- Designates New NHL; Proposals Could Eliminate Illinois Historic Preservation Agency ; HTC Legisaltion in NC Faces Uncertain Future

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 15, April 17, 2015 → President Obama Visits Everglades National Park and Designates New National Historic Landmark President Obama visited Everglades National Park this week in recognition and celebration of Earth Day. He used the occasion to call for more action to combat climate change, using the Everglades …

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HTC Organizational Sign-on Letter a Huge Success; 5 New National Historic Landmarks Announced; Free Admission at all National Parks this Weekend; Washington Main Street Program Threatened

Spring has arrived. Cherry blossoms in bloom at Stanton Park, Washington D.C. Photo by Travis Estell

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 15, April 17, 2015 → HTC Organizational Sign-on Letter to Senate Finance Committee Receives More Than 630 Signatures Thank you to all the organizations and businesses that signed-on to the organizational sign-on letter in support of the Historic Tax Credit, and to everyone who helped spread the word. …

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Public Lands Threatened by Senate Vote, Preservationists Submit Letters in Support of HTC, Historic Preservation Funding Threatened in CT and NJ

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 14, April 10, 2015 → Public Lands Threatened by Senate Vote Chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Lisa Murwski (R-AK), introduced an amendment to the Senate’s non-binding budget resolution, that supports the sale or exchange of federally owned public lands to state governments. Senate …

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Preservationists Submit Letter in Support of the HTC; Honouliuli National Monument Dedicated; NPS Launches Find Your Park Campaign; HTC Expansion in Georgia

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 13, April 03, 2015 → Preservation Action and Partner Organizations Submit Letter Supporting Historic Tax Credits Currently the Senate Finance Committee is seeking public comment on its bipartisan effort to reform the tax-code. Senate Finance Committee Chairman, Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ranking Member, Ron Wyden (D-OR), created several …

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22 Senators Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Legislation Introduced to Promote Historic Preservation Education at HSIs, NC House Passes HTC Bill

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 12, March 27, 2015 → 22 Senators Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter Thank you to everyone who contacted their Senators and helped spread the word! Thanks to those efforts, the Senate FY16 Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter received 22 signatures! This is just 1 signature shy …

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Preservation Stories

Preservation Stories: Amtrak’s Great American Stations Project

Completed Kingman train station. Photo courtesy of the City of Kingman.

Amtrak’s Great American Stations Project Approximately one-third of all Amtrak-served stations are listed on the National Register, and many are also included on state and/or local registers. The depot is one of the most visible reminders of America’s extensive railroad heritage and represents a variety of architectural styles. Train stations can ignite economic development, spur tourism and historic preservation efforts, figure into public …

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Preservation Stories: Mill No. 1, Baltimore, MD

Baltimore's Restored Mill No. 1. Image courtesy Terra Nova Ventures, LLC.

During National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, six projects were awarded “Preservation’s Best.” Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus Co-Chairs Michael Turner and Rush Holt, along with US Senators and Members of Congress representing the project winners attended to recognize and present the award to their constituents. Through federal incentives like the historic tax credit, historic preservation drives …

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Preservation’s Best: The Warehouse Lofts, Macon, GA

Bryan Nichols, developer of the Warehouse Lofts accepting his Preservation's Best award.

During National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, six projects were awarded “Preservation’s Best.” Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus Co-Chairs Michael Turner and Rush Holt, along with US Senators and Members of Congress representing the project winners attended to recognize and present the award to their constituents. Through federal incentives like the historic tax credit, historic preservation drives …

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