Action Alert: Tell Congress to Support National Heritage Areas; Preservation50 Releases Closing Report; Preservation Grant Improvement Passes in Maryland; Advocacy Week Follow-up; & Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 10, April 07, 2017 → Action Alert: Tell Your Members of Congress to Support National Heritage Areas Last month, President Trump released his “America First” Budget Blueprint or “skinny” budget for fiscal year 2018. This budget does not provide detailed appropriations numbers, but does provide top-line numbers for agencies and …

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Encourage Your Member of Congress to Sign On to the FY18 HPF Dear Colleague Letter Today!

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Congress is currently determining funding levels for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017 and starting the process for FY18 for historic preservation. They need to hear from you right now. It is critical that all advocates of historic preservation reach out to their members of Congress to notify and urge them to sign onto the House/Senate “HPF …

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Action Alert: Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate. Urge your Members of Congress to Sign-on as a Consponsor!

Preservation Action,  Action Alert February 17, 2017 → Action Alert: Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate The Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act was introduced in House (H.R 1158) and the Senate (S. 425) this week. Encourage your members of Congress to sign on as a cosponsor today! This week, Senator Susan …

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House Passes NPS Centennial Act Includes HPF Reauth; Lawmakers Close to Passing CR as Shutdown Threat Looms; Rep McMorris Rodgers Named Interior Secretary; Advocacy Week March 14th-16th

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 43, December 09, 2016 → House Passes NPS Centennial Act, Including Reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund Earlier this week the House of Representatives passed the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Act, H.R 4680, which in addition to better preparing the NPS for the next 100 years of …

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Action Alert: Schedule a Meeting or Site Visit During the August Recess

Preservation Action,  Action Alert July 22, 2016 → Follow Up With Your Members of Congress During the August Recess! Congress will be on recess from July 15th to September 5th. Be sure to get your request in for an in-district meeting or site-visit! Congress began their summer recess last Friday after a flurry of activity …

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Urge Members to Sign HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on NPS Budget Request; HTC Improvement Act Introduced in Senate; Thanks for a Great Advocacy Week!

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 10, March 18, 2016 → Urge Your Members of Congress to Sign-on to the Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague Letter, Deadline Today!! Congress is starting the appropriations process which will determine Fiscal Year 2017 funding levels for historic preservation. It’s critical that advocates reach out to their members …

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Encourage Your Member of Congress to Sign On to the FY18 HPF Dear Colleague Letter Today!

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Congress is currently determining funding levels for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017 and to starting the process for FY18 for historic preservation. They need to hear from you right now. It is critical that all advocates of historic preservation reach out to their members of Congress to notify and urge them to sign onto the House/Senate …

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Action Alert: Urge Congress to Pass Limited Waiver to Pay UNESCO World Heritage Dues

Failure to Pay World Heritage Dues Could Threaten U.S World Heritage Designations Preservation Action along with several partner organizations signed on to a letter urging Congress to pass a limited waiver that would allow the United States to pay its annual membership dues to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. In 2011 the United States stopped …

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Action Alert: Reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund

UPDATE: 7/15/2016: The Senate voted to enter conference with the House on energy reform legislation. The Senate version of the bill, S. 2012, calls for the permanent reauthorization of the HPF, the House version does not. Is your representative or senator serving on the energy reform conference committee? Tell them to support HPF Reauthorization! Energy …

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Protect Section 4(f) in the House Transportation Bill; Explore Proposed Public Lands in New Interactive Map; NPS Awards Tribal Heritage Grants; NPS Offers Free Admission August 25th; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 30, August 21, 2015 → Action Alert! Protect Section 4(f) in the House Transportation Bill Before the August Recess, Senators passed a 6 year transportation reauthorization bill titled Developing a Reliable Innovative Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S.1647). The DRIVE Act includes a provision, in section 11116, that …

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