Parks Survey Released to Influence Legislators

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 38 – August 24, 2012 Americans Love Parks: Survey Released To Influence Legislators Between June 12 and June 17, 2012, Hart Research Associates and North Star Opinion Research conducted a national online survey of 1,004 registered voters. The survey was done at the request of theNational Parks Conservation …

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National Park Service Unveils Cultural Resource Reorganization

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 37 – August 17, 2012 NPS Announces Reorganization of Cultural Resource Programs After more than a year of consideration, this week the National Park Service announced a reorganization of its cultural resource functions into the Office of Cultural Resources, Partnerships and Science. The plan, according to Stephanie Toothman, …

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Preservation Caucus Co-Chair Loses Primary; Retirements, Close Races & Losses Will Impact Preservation Friendly Legislators

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 36 – August 10, 2012 This week one of preservation’s most ardent congressional supporters, and co-chair of the Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus, Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO), lost his primary battle to fellow Democrat Lacy Clay following a contentious redistricting battle in St. Louis.  Carnahan, a sponsor of the …

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Six Month Spending Bill Reached; Rewrite of Preservation Law Passes House; Tax Extender Legislation Makes Slow Progress

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 37 – August 10, 2012 Six Month Spending Deal Reached It was announced this week that the White House had reached an agreement with House and Senate leadership on passage of a stopgap funding measure, known as a Continuing Resolution, to fund the federal government for the next …

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