Rehearing for Historic Boardwalk Hall Tax Credit Case Denied; FHWA Issues Transportation Assistance Program Guidance, Preservation Curbed

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 47 – October 26, 2012 Transportation Assistance Program Guidance Issued; Preservation Curbed The Department of Transportation has released their guidance on implementing the provisions of MAP-21, the Nation’s new transportation bill that was signed into law by President Obama on July 6th of this year. It replaces the …

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Petition in Historic Boardwalk Hall Tax Credit Case Filed; PA Pitching Preservation to Presidential Candidates; Interior Designates 27 National Landmarks; Coburn “Waste Book” Released

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 46 – October 19, 2012 Petition for Rehearing in New Jersey Boardwalk Hall Tax Credit Case Filed The preservation community has been actively watching a case in the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit involving historic tax credits. The appellate court ruling, which was featured in …

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President Names Chavez National Monument; Justice Department Issues Ruling on Use of Eagle Feathers; ACHP Sponsors History Teacher of the Year – Finalists Announced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 45 – October 12, 2012 President Names Cesar E. Chavez National Monument On October 8th, 2012, President Obama dedicated the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument, the 398th such monument in the National Park Service system.  The monument is set on the land where Chavez lived and managed the …

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Senate “Gangs” Try to Halt “Fiscal Cliff,” Tax Credit Advocates Watching; “Timmy Awards” for Preservation Projects Announced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 15, Number 44 – October 5, 2012 Two Senate Gangs Working to Halt Government From “Fiscal Cliff”; Tax Credit Advocates Watching When faced with a crisis without organized leadership, our elected officials tend to react in a familiar way – they establish gangs. This week, two such gangs emerged from …

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