FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Adopted Amendments; Senate Hearings on NHA’s; FEMA Announces Refunds; ACHP Issues Resolution; Gov. Walker Lifts HTC Moratorium

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 27, July 25, 2014 → Heritage Partnership Program Restored and Full List of FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill Adopted Amendments The FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill passed the full Appropriations Committee in a 29-19 vote and still awaits a vote on the House floor. Several amendments to the FY 2015 Interior …

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FY 2015 Interior Budget Passes Appropriations Committee; Rep. Kildee Requests Hardest Hit Funds for Blight Removal; Land Conservation Tax Credit Passes; North Carolina HTC at Risk

House Appropriations Committee Passes FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill The full House Appropriations Committee passed the FY 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill in a 29-19 vote. Democrats opposed the bill as it maintains severe cuts in the EPA’s appropriation. The bill now moves to the House floor. Republican and and Democratic appropriators crafted a manager’s …

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House Appropriations Releases FY 2015 Interior Budget; Julian Castro confirmed as HUD Secretary; Senate Passes Public Land Bills; Maritime Grants; Virginia Seeks Input on Preservation

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 25, July 11, 2014 → House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee Marks Up FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Bill The House Appropriations Committee released their FY 2015 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. The bill contains $2.6 billion for the Department of Interior, which includes the National Park Service (NPS) and historic …

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Legislation to Reauthorize Erie Canalway Heritage Corridor; Maritime History Grants Available; Pennsylvania’s HTC Restored; MHPN Detriot: Vacant not Blighted Video

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 25, July 03, 2014 → New York Congressional Members Announce Legislation to Reauthorize the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) and Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) announced introduction of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Act. This bill would extend the canalway’s authorization for the next 15 …

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Preservation Stories: Amtrak’s Great American Stations Project

Completed Kingman train station. Photo courtesy of the City of Kingman.

Amtrak’s Great American Stations Project Approximately one-third of all Amtrak-served stations are listed on the National Register, and many are also included on state and/or local registers. The depot is one of the most visible reminders of America’s extensive railroad heritage and represents a variety of architectural styles. Train stations can ignite economic development, spur tourism and historic preservation efforts, figure into public …

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