Congressional Leaders Continue Work on Tax Reform; Applications Being Accepted for Civil Rights Grants; Upcoming Events and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 26, August 11, 2017 → Congressional Leaders Continuing Work on Tax Reform; Still Time to Meet With Your Members of Congress Tax reform is quickly becoming the top priority for Congress. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration are moving forward with their efforts to reform the tax code. …

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Harmful Military LAND Act Provision Included in NDAA; NPS Awards SHPO/THPO Grants; Stonewall Inn Moves Closer to National Monument Status; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 17, May 06, 2016 → Harmful Military LAND Act Provision Included in NDAA During the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) markup of the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), H.R 4909, the committee agreed to an amendment, introduced by Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), that would amend the National Historic Preservation Act …

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Energy Reform Bill Stalled in Senate; National Monuments Boost Local Economies; National Park Week; Alabama House Passes HTC Bill; Advocacy Week Recap

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 13, April 08, 2016 → Energy Policy Reform Bill Stalls in Senate Negotiations have stalled on the Senate Energy Policy Modernization Act, S. 2012, which includes the permanent reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund. S. 2012 passed committee and was brought to the Senate floor in February, despite …

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House Transportation Bill Threatens One of Our Strongest Preservation Laws; ACHP Issues Guidance on Preservation Conditions; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s “Party for Preservation” Fundraising Event

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 38, October 23, 2015 → House Introduces Transportation Bill- Threatens Historic Resources A six year transportation reauthorization bill, titled the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 (STRR Act), was introduced in the House this week. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the bill with bipartisan support. Section 1301 of …

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Appropriations Update; Senate Passes NDAA Without Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization Introduced in Senate; NTHP Announces 11 Most Endangered; New Report on NPS Sites Impacted by Climate Change

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 25, June 26, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Approves Amendment to Increase HPF Funding During floor debate on the House Interior Appropriations bill, an amendment to increase funding for the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) was offered and approved by voice vote. The amendment, offered by Rep. Terri Sewell …

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Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Releases FY16 Interior Appropriations Draft; NPS Grant Applications Due; Historic Tax Credit Threatened in Ohio

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 23, June 12, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Markup of FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill This week the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee released the subcommittee draft of the FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill funds the National Park Service and the Historic Preservation Fund …

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President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments; Rep. Blumenauer Will be New HPC Co-chair; Bill Introduced to Expand Georgia’s HTC; Still Time to Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 7, February 20, 2015 → President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments and Launches Every Kid in a Park Initiative President Obama designated the Pullman Historic District in Chicago, Browns Canyon in Colorado and the Honouliuli Internment Camp in Hawaii as National Monuments this week. This culminates years of …

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President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument; Early Bird Registration for Advocacy Week Ends Today!; Nominations for 11 Most Endangered Historic Places Due March 2nd; N.C’s HTC Reintroduced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 6, February 13, 2015 → President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument President Obama will designate the Pullman Historic District on the South-side of Chicago, a National Monument. President Obama will travel to the Pullman Historic District to make the designation next Thursday, Feb. 19th. President …

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House to Consider Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization at the Senate; NPS Cultural Resources briefing on the Hill; May and June Primaries

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 20, May 16, 2014 → The House will consider the Defense Authorization which includes the Military LAND Act The Military LAND Act is included as Section 2816 of the HR 4435 Defense Authorization bill.  The bill is scheduled to go to the full House of Representatives next week. …

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House Dear Colleague Letter for HPF Funding; Flood Insurance Bill to the White House; Advocacy Week featured in Next City Blog

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 12, March 21, 2014 → FY 2015 Historic Preservation Funding The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs are leading a House FY15 Dear Colleague to urge appropriators to support the FY 2015 historic preservation funding. Reps. Turner and Holt ask for the amounts in the President’s Budget that fell …

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