Senate Subcommittee Hears Parks Testimony; Senate Dear Colleague Letter Receives 18 Signatures; House Passes Technical Park Service Bill

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 17, April 26, 2013 → Senate Subcommittee Hears Parks Testimony This week Preservation Action attended a hearing before the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Peggy O’Dell, Deputy Director of the National Park Service, testified before the subcommittee and laid out bills supported by the …

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Preservation Community Testifies Before Appropriations Subcommittee; Senate Funding Request Letter Released, Signatures Needed; Nominations for Historic Rehabilitation Awards Needed

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 16, April 19, 2013 → Preservation Community Testifies Before Appropriations Subcommittee This week Preservation Action attended the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee public testimony hearings. While we will submit written testimony to the Subcommittee, the preservation community was represented at the hearings by NCHSPO and …

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President’s Budget Released, Mixed Bag for Preservation; New Interior Secretary Confirmed; Battlefields Protection Bill Passes House with Grassroots Support; Park Services Releases Report on Latino Cultural Impact

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 15, April 12, 2013 → President’s Budget Released, Mixed Bag for Preservation This week, President Obama unveiled his FY14 Budget. This is the first in a series of steps toward the final budget for preservation initiatives in the coming year. Once again the President’s budget keeps funding for …

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Organizational Sign-On letter Released Supporting Historic Tax Credit; National Park Service Announces Grants for Japanese American Confinement Sites; Deadline for Signatures on Dear Colleague Letter Extended

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 14, April 5, 2013 Organizational Sign-On Letter Released Supporting Historic Tax Credit Preservation Action has joined with the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, the Historic Tax Credit Coalition, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation to launch an organizational sign-on letter aimed at urging legislators working …

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Encourage your Senators to Sign-on FY 2014 Funding Letter

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Contact your Senators and their Staff to ask them to sign-on today! Deadline: April 25, 2013. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), have drafted a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee which requests $58.91 million in historic preservation program funding (via the Historic Preservation Fund) for …

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