Grassroots Survey Results In: Priorities Set; Sandy Aid Bill Progresses Slowly; Debt Limit Showdown Punted; Interior Secretary Hosts Tax Credit Summit in Detroit

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 4 – January 25, 2013 Grassroots Survey Results in: Priorities Set Every year, the Preservation Action Foundation sponsors a survey of grassroots preservationists to determine their federal legislative priorities. This information is then used by Preservation Action to help assemble a legislative agenda for the year. This year’s …

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From the Archive: “Being There – Linking Heritage Tourism with Grassroots Lobbying”

Former Preservation Action President, Heather MacIntosh, prepared this article from a speech she presented to the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, during their annual conference on May 4, 2007. It has been edited only slightly by Preservation Action for this publication. I recently took a tour of the Capitol visitor center with about ten members of …

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Advocacy Week: Preservation Keeps U.S. Together

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Every year preservationists from around the country come to Washington to tell their legislators about the importance of historic preservation. Whether it is funding for the Historic Preservation Fund for State and Tribal Historic Preservation Offices, defending the Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit (Historic Tax Credit), or preventing our national transportation law from gutting protections to …

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House Passes Sandy Legislation; Salazar to Step Down; GAO on Historic Buildings Management

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 3 – January 18, 2013 House Passes Sandy Legislation: $50 Million for HPF On Tuesday night of this week the House of Representatives passed more than $50 billion in disaster relief funding for communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Thanks to the work of Preservation Action and its partners …

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Partial Sandy Funding; Private Park Funding; SHPO/THPO Funds Distributed

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 2 – January 11, 2013 House Passes Partial Sandy Funding Legislation; More to Come Next Week Late last Friday, by a vote of 354-67, the House passed an initial $9.7 billion spending bill for Hurricane Sandy relief. The Senate cleared the bill by unanimous consent later that day …

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Sandy Legislation to be Reintroduced; Fiscal Cliff: Automatic Cuts Delayed; Compromise on Tax Provisions

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 1 – January 4, 2013 Sandy Legislation to be Reintroduced Following last week’s Senate passage of H.R. 1 – the $60 billion supplemental spending bill dealing with Hurricane Sandy, all eyes were on the House this week to see if they would pass the measure.  Unfortunately, consumed by …

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