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Most Recent Legislative Updates

Appropriations Update; Senate Passes NDAA Without Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization Introduced in Senate; NTHP Announces 11 Most Endangered; New Report on NPS Sites Impacted by Climate Change

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 25, June 26, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Approves Amendment to Increase HPF Funding During floor debate on the House Interior Appropriations bill, an amendment to increase funding for the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) was offered and approved by voice vote. The amendment, offered by Rep. Terri Sewell …

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HPF Reauthorization Introduced in House; Appropriations Update; HTC Saved from Elimination in Ohio, Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 24, June 19, 2015 → Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization Introduced in House The Historic Preservation Caucus c0-chairs, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced introduction of H.R 2817 or the National Historic Preservation Amendment Act of 2015 to reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). Rep. …

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Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Releases FY16 Interior Appropriations Draft; NPS Grant Applications Due; Historic Tax Credit Threatened in Ohio

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 23, June 12, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Markup of FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill This week the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee released the subcommittee draft of the FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill funds the National Park Service and the Historic Preservation Fund …

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Transportation Reauthorization in the Senate; House Passes Bill Protecting International Cultural Property; HP Funding Restored in CT; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 22, June 05, 2015 → Senate Transportation Bill Could Harm Historic Resources The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee is currently drafting a major 6-year transportation reauthorization bill. The committee is considering including language from Section 1005 of the Grow America Act, proposed by the Obama Administration, …

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FY16 Appropriations Update- Action Needed! Victory in Effort to Save Historic Post Offices; Celebrating Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and Preservation Month; Stories From Around the States

  Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 21, May 29, 2015 → FY 2016 Appropriations Update- Funding for Historic Preservation Could be at Risk The United States House and Senate recently passed the FY 2016 Budget Agreement, which sets the budget for all discretionary spending. From that, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed subcommittee appropriation …

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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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