President signs Budget Bill; Write Congress to Support Historic Preservation Funding


Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 51, December 27, 2013 → President Signs Budget Bill President Obama signed the bipartisan budget bill which eases sequestration cuts over the next two years – restoring about $63 billion in federal spending. The Senate approved the spending measure last week, following House passage. The bill ends what …

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Senate Passes Budget Agreement; Senate Hears Interior Nominee Rhea Suh; Chairman Issa Introduces LAND Act; World Heritage Sites Lobby

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 50, December 20, 2013 → Senate Passes Budget Agreement The Senate passed the Budget Act this week. Now that the budget levels are agreed upon, Congressional appropriators are moving forward on their spending levels. Appropriations Subcommittee Chairs and their staff are working on revising their bills with new …

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Budget Deal Reached; World Heritage Sites Work the Hill; Partners to Review JPMorgan Chase Settlement

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 49, December 13, 2013 → Budget Deal Reached This week Budget negotiators led by Senator Patty Murray and Congressman Paul Ryan announced agreement on the government’s spending plan which the House passed easily on December 12th by a 332-94 vote. In a year of division, the bill showed a …

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Budget Deadline Looms; Udall Proposes New Monument; Hearing Set for Interior Nominee; Dome Sesquitennial; Advocacy Scholars Program; Preservation Stories


Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 48, December 6, 2013 → Hearing Set for Interior Nominee The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has set December 12, 2013 as the hearing date for Rhea Sue, President Obama’s nominee to become the next Assistant Secretary of Fish and Wildlife and Parks. Preservation Action staff will …

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As preservationists, we know that each building we research or rehab has a story to tell; as practitioners working within the federal preservation program, we know that each preservation project has it’s own story, too. And that’s the story we want to tell. Preservation Action takes the grassroots preservation agenda to Capitol Hill, issues like …

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