Advocacy Week Three Days Away; Sequester-Quester! Bill Introduced to Fully Fund LWCF

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 8 – February 22, 2013 Advocacy Week 2013 Three Days Away Over 200 preservationists from 38 states and the District of Columbia will participate in National Preservation Advocacy Week 2013. This annual event reconnects our representatives in Washington with the good preservation work being done Nationwide to protect …

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Continuing Resolution Likely for FY 2013; Holt Issues Statement on Co-Chairing Caucus; Awards Deadline Approaches; Storm Cunningham to Keynote Advocacy Luncheon

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 7 – February 15, 2013 Continuing Resolution Appears Likely for FY 2013 While the sequester looms in the distance, Congress still needs to figure out spending levels for the remainder of the 2013 fiscal year. The government is currently funded until March 27 at last year’s spending levels …

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President Nominates REI CEO as New Interior Secretary; National Heritage Area Program Legislation Reintroduced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 6 – February 8, 2013 President Nominates REI CEO as New Secretary of Interior President Obama announced on Wednesday that he is nominating Sally Jewell, the CEO of outdoor equipment company REI, to serve as the next Secretary of the Interior. Jewell, who will be the 2nd woman …

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New Preservation Caucus Co-Chair Announced; $50 Million for HPF Passed in Sandy Bill; SOI Asks for Review of Tax Credit Program

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 5 – February 1, 2013 New Preservation Caucus Co-Chair Announced Preservation Action was pleased to announce this week that Congressman Rush Holt (D-NJ) has signed on as the new Democratic Co-Chair of the Historic Preservation Caucus. Holt joins Congressman Michael Turner (R-OH), the current Republican Co-Chair, and replaces …

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