President Designates New National Monuments; Historic Preservation Caucus Takes Shape in 113th Congress; Ask Your Representative to Sign our Dear Colleague Letter

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 13, March 29, 2013 President Obama Designates New National Monuments On Monday, President Obama used his power to declare five new national monuments. The President is able to declare these under the Antiquities Act to enforce conservation on federal lands. The new monuments include Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers …

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Continuing Resolution Progresses, Anti-Preservation Amendment Proposed; Senate Committee Passes Park Bills

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 11, March 15, 2013 House Passes Continuing Resolution, Senate Next As we reported last week, the House passed a Continuing Resolution to keep the government operating and avoid a shutdown. The Senate was unable to pass the bill this week over a dispute on how many amendments will …

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House Passes Continuing Resolution, Senate Next; Jewell Nomination Hearing; NEPA/Section 106 Integration Guidance Released

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 10, March 8, 2013 House Passes Continuing Resolution, Senate Next On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed another six month Continuing Resolution to set funding levels for the rest of FY 2013. If passed by the Senate, we will be able to avoid a government shutdown when the …

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Senate Passes CR, Defeats Proposed Cut to NHA’s; NPS Issues Recommendations on HTC; Interior Nominee Advances Out of Committee; Bipartisan Group of Legislators Re-Introduces Manhattan Project Bills; Preservation Action Leadership Changes

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 12, March 22, 2013 Senate Passes Continuing Resolution, Defeats Proposal to Cut National Heritage Areas Funding On Thursday, the Senate passed their version of the Continuing Resolution that will keep the government running through the end of the month. The House quickly passed the Senate-approved version. Unfortunately, the …

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Record Attendance for Preservation Advocacy Week 2013; Historic Homeowner Tax Credit Reintroduced; Demolition Bills Concern Preservationists

Preservation Action, Legislative UpdateVolume 5, Number 9 – March 1, 2013 Advocacy Week 2013 – Record Attendance! The big event has come and gone—earlier this week more than  250 preservation advocates from around the country participated in the events surrounding Historic Preservation Advocacy Day. Our theme this year, Preservation Keeps U.S. together, underscored the importance …

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Record Participation at Advocacy Week 2013

Advocates entering the Russell Office Building on Capitol Hill, 2013.

The big event has come and gone—earlier this week more than  250 preservation advocates from around the country participated in the events surrounding Historic Preservation Advocacy Day. Our theme this year, Preservation Keeps U.S. together, underscored the importance of cooperative and bipartisan activism by the preservation community. Monday’s advocacy lunch featured Mr. Storm Cunningham, a …

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