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Most Recent Legislative Updates

FY2016 Budget Proposal to be Released Feb 2nd; Utah HTC at Risk; Beverly Hills Defeats Effort to Weaken Cultural Heritage Ordinance ; Register Today for Advocacy Week 2015

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 3, January 23, 2015 → President Obama to Release 2016 Budget Proposal Feb. 2nd President Obama gave his 2015 State of the Union Address on Tuesday, where he laid out the administration’s policy goals for 2015. President Obama now faces a Republican controlled House and Senate. President Obama …

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Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House; Trust Accepting Nominatons for 11 Most Endangered List; Protect Missouri’s HTC; Start Planning for Advocacy Week; Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 2, January 16, 2015 → Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 135, at the very beginning of the 114th congress. The bill was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this …

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114th Congress Sworn In; NC HTC Supporters Launch Petition; HTC to be Introduced in Oregon; Start Planning for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 1, January 09, 2015 → 114th Congress Sworn in The 114th Congress was sworn in Tuesday. Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) was reelected Speaker of the House, and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was confirmed as new Senate Majority Leader. Reflecting the results of November’s midterm election, Republicans took control …

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President Signs Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Senate Passes NDAA, Historic Landmarks at Risk in Beverly Hills, Remaining Auction Items Make Perfect Last Minute Holiday Gifts

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 50, December 19, 2014 → Senate Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Signed by President The Senate, working through the weekend, passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill in a 56-40 vote. The appropriations bill was already passed by the House last week. President Obama signed the appropriations …

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House Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, NDAA Inludes Native American Land Exchange with Mining Company, Sen. Landrieu Looses Runoff Election, Start Planning for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 49, December 12, 2014 → House Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill The House narrowly passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill late Thursday night, barely averting another government shutdown. The House also passed a two-day stopgap spending bill, funding the government until Saturday at midnight to give the …

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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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