CAPP Introduced in the House; President Obama Designates Largest Marine Monument in the World;Upcoming Events

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 35, September 26, 2014 → Creating American Prosperity through Preservation Act Introduced in the House Representatives Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), along with three bipartisan cosponsors, Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Mike Kelly (R-Penn.), and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) introduced the Creating American Prosperity through Preservation Act (CAPP) in the House. This bill would …

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House Passes C.R, NPS Releases Annual HTC Impact Report, Upcoming Events, Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 34, September 19, 2014 → House and Senate Pass Continuing Resolution to Keep Government Funded until Dec. 11th The U.S House of Representatives and Senate passed a Continuing Resolution to keep the government funded until December 11th.  The House passed the resolution in 319-108 vote. The Senate quickly followed, …

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Upcoming State Events; Advocacy Scholars- Call for Papers

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 33, September 12, 2014 → Upcoming Event 2014 Advancing Justice Conference The 6th annual Advancing Justice Conference will be held September 25-26th in Washington D.C. Hosted by Asian Americans Advancing Justice, this is the largest national conference that focuses on advancing civil rights and social justice for Asian …

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Gillibrand Calls for Barge Canal to be Added to National Register; Sec. Jewell Celebrates Anniversary of Conservation Bills; CA Senate Passes HTC; NC May Revisit HTC’s

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 32, September 5, 2014 → Sen. Gillibrand Calls for Barge Canal to be Listed on National Register Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) wrote a letter to the National Park Service urging them to add the Barge Canal to the National Register of Historic Places. The Barge Canal expands over …

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