President Obama’s Use of Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism; Philadelphia Could be First U.S World Heritage City; National Preservation Conference Registration Now Open; Wisconsin Budget Passes Without Capping HTC

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 28, July 17, 2015 → President Obama’s Use of the Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism Last Friday President Obama announced the designation of 3 new National Monuments, the Basin and Range National Monument in Nevada, the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument in California, and the Waco Mammoth …

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House Delays Scheduled Vote on Interior Appropriations Bill; President Obama Designates Three New National Monuments; House Amendment Threatens to Undermine Antiquities Act; SA Missions Designated World Heritage Site

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 27, July 10, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Delays Vote of Interior Appropriations Bill After hours of floor debate, House leadership pulled the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill from an expected vote, amid controversy over the display of the Confederate flag. With democrats largely opposing the bill, …

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Organize a Meeting or Site Visit with Your Members of Congress During August Recess; 39th Session of World Heritage Committee Underway; NY LPC Moves Away from De-calendaring Plan

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 26, July 3, 2015 → Action Alert: Organize a Meeting or Site Visit With a Member of Congress During the August Congressional Recess Now is a great time to start planning a meeting or a site visit with your members of congress during the upcoming August recess. This …

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