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Most Recent Legislative Updates

House Passes NDAA Including Military LAND Act-President Obama Threatens Veto; PA Submits Letter Calling for Reauthorization of HPF; NPCA Urges President Obama to do More for National Parks; HTC Expanded in Georgia

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 18, May 15, 2015 → NDAA Including Military LAND Act Passes House- President Obama Threatens Veto After several days of debate, the U.S House passed the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which included language from the Military LAND Act as Section 2853. The House voted 269-151 with most democrats, …

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FY16 Appropriations Update; San Antonio Missions Closer to World Heritage Designation; HTC at Risk in Missouri; Preservation Month; Stories From Around the States

Mission Concepción, ca. 1731, one of five Franciscan Missions of the National Historical Park and World Heritage List nomination. Photo by Meagan Baco

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 17, May 08, 2015 → FY16 Appropriations Update- Continue to Advocate for HPF Funding The United States House and Senate recently passed the FY 2016 Budget Agreement, which sets the budget for all discretionary spending. From that, the House Appropriations Committee passed subcommittee appropriation allocations for FY 2016, …

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Military LAND Act Added as Amendment to NDAA; May is National Preservation Month!; Historic Restoration Grant Bill Passes N.C Senate Committee; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 17, May 01, 2015 → Military LAND Act Added as an Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act During the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) markup of the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act, the committee agreed to an amendment, introduced by Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC), that would amend …

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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 16, April 24, 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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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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