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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

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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Amendment Restores HPF to FY17 Levels; Add Your Organization to National HTC Sign-on Letter; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 28, September 08, 2017 → Amendment Restores Historic Preservation Fund to FY17 Levels This week the House began debate on the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Bill (H.R 3354), the vehicle for passing the 8 remaining appropriations bills including the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. During the …

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Congress Returns Sept. 5th: Shutdown Threat Looms; Sec. Zinke Submits National Monument Review Recommendations; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; Upcoming Events and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 27, August 25, 2017 → Congress Set to Return Sept. 5th as Shutdown Threat Looms When lawmakers return from the August Recess in just under 2 weeks their top priorities will be passing a funding measure and increasing the debt ceiling. Members of Congress need to pass a funding …

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Congressional Leaders Continue Work on Tax Reform; Applications Being Accepted for Civil Rights Grants; Upcoming Events and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 26, August 11, 2017 → Congressional Leaders Continuing Work on Tax Reform; Still Time to Meet With Your Members of Congress Tax reform is quickly becoming the top priority for Congress. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration are moving forward with their efforts to reform the tax code. …

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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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