FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Update; Sen. Levin Announces Great Lakes Heritage Bill; NPS Grants Due June 30th; Poverty Point Becomes World Heritage Site; Maryland Now Accepting Applications for HTC Program

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 24, June 27, 2014 → F.Y 2015 Interior Appropriations As Congress considers appropriations bills, preservationists continue to monitor the request for Interior Appropriations. However, Congressional action on the FY 2015 Interior Appropriations is not likely to move until later in the summer. The House and Senate Interior Subcommittees …

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McCarthy steps into Majorty Leader Position; MAP-21 Letter; National Trust and ACHP Host Briefing; NC Tax Credit Still at Risk

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 24, June 20, 2014 → Representative Kevin McCarthy Becomes House Majority Leader House Republicans voted Representative Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) the new Majority Leader in the House of Representatives. Rep. McCarthy succeeds Rep. Eric Cantor (VA-7) stepped down after his loss in the Virginia Primary.  The House Majority Leader …

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NPS Continues Work for Underrepresented Groups; NC Keeps State Tax Credit as RI Cuts; Farewell to Meagan, Introductions for Interns

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 24, June 13, 2014 → National Park Service continues outreach for New Theme Study Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and the National Park Service  announced the new LGBT Heritage Initiative to begin recognizing sites of importance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement. This announcement mirrors previous heritage initiative announcements from the NPS to …

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JP Morgan Chase Settlement to Detroit; Climate Change and Cultural Resources; New LGBT Heritage Initiative; CA Assembly passes State Tax Credit; NH&RA and SOI Awards

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 23, June 6, 2014 → Climate Change impact on Historic Sites Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell toured the historic Jamestown Island in Virginia yesterday, and hosted a roundtable discussion on the impacts of climate change on cultural resources. This visit following the Administration’s release of a plan to cut …

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