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    Party like Burnham, Sullivan & Wright. Join Preservation Action Foundation's legendary party and live auction in Chicago on Nov 15th. Get your tickets TODAY!


  • August Recess Site Visits



    The August Recess is the best opportunity to reach your members of Congress. Invite your members of Congress and their staff to tour a historic tax credit project. Check out our August Recess Action Alert


  • Action Alert: Protect the Historic Tax Credit



    Tax reform efforts in Congress could threaten the future of the Historic Tax Credit. Help us protect the HTC. Take Action Today!


  • Thanks for a Great Advocacy Week



    Thanks to everyone that helped make Advocacy Week 2017 a huge success. Now it’s time to start following-up from your Hill visits. Follow Up Today!

Most Recent Legislative Updates

Keep Up the Advocacy: Protect the HTC During Tax Reform; U.S Withdraws From UNESCO; House Committee Considers Harmful Antiquities Act Bill; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 33, October 13, 2017 → Keep Up the Advocacy:Protect the HTC During Tax Reform We are urging everyone to keep up the advocacy for the Historic Tax Credit. Congressional leaders are aiming to have tax reform legislation released by the end of the month and hope to pass …

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House Passes Budget Resolution. Clears Path for Tax Reform; DOI Releases Economic Impact Report; Complete PA’s Strategic Issues Survey, Deadline Monday Oct. 9th; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 32, October 06, 2017 → House Passes Budget Resolution. Clears Path for Tax Reform This week the House of Representatives passed its 2018 budget resolution, along a mostly party line vote. This is the next step in the effort from congressional Republicans to reform the tax code. The budget …

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Action Alert: Tax Reform Framework Threatens Historic Tax Credit; HTC Sign-on Letter Sent to Congress; Vote for Your Favorite Main Street Projects; Add Your Voice to PA’s Strategic Issues Survey; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 31, September 29, 2017 → Action Alert: Tax Reform Framework Released- Historic Tax Credit Could Be on the Chopping Block This week Republican leadership released a tax reform framework which outlines the goals of tax reform legislation and guides the House and Senate tax writing committees. The framework did not …

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Sec Zinke Recommends Modifications to 10 National Monuments; Wisconsin Governor Signs Budget Dramatically Reducing State HTC; Add Your Voice to PA’s Strategic Issues Survey; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 30, September 22, 2017 → Report: Interior Sec. Zinke Recommends President Trump Shrink 6 National Monuments and Modify 4 Others According to reports out this week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended President Trump reduce the size of 6 National Monuments and modify 4 others. Sec. Zinke submitted his recommendations in late August, after …

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Tax Reform Efforts Continue; House Passes Spending Bill- Includes Restored HPF Funding; Plan a Candidate Forum on Preservation; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 29, September 15, 2017 → Tax Reform Efforts Moving Forward- Keep Up the Advocacy! Lawmakers are moving forward with efforts to reform the tax code and could draft legislation as early as October. This week House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Kevin Brady (R-TX) said Congressional Republicans and the Administration …

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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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