97 Reps Sign-On to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Bill Introduced to Address NPS Maintenance Backlog; WI Gov. Proposes Cap to State HTC Program; Advocacy Week Follow-Up; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 09, March 31, 2017 → 97 Representatives Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter A bipartisan group of 97 Representatives signed on to the FY18 Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague letter, surpassing last years total of 93 representatives. The letter was sent to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, …

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Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Reform Bill; Transportation Reauthorization Threatens Historic Resources; Four New NHL’s Designated; Missouri One Step Closer to Newest National Park

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 29, August 14, 2015 → Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Policy Reform Bill The Senate Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, in section 5003, includes permanent reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The legislation would permanently authorize the HPF at the current authorized level of …

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Transportation Reauthorization in the Senate; House Passes Bill Protecting International Cultural Property; HP Funding Restored in CT; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 22, June 05, 2015 → Senate Transportation Bill Could Harm Historic Resources The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee is currently drafting a major 6-year transportation reauthorization bill. The committee is considering including language from Section 1005 of the Grow America Act, proposed by the Obama Administration, …

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President Obama Visits Everglades- Designates New NHL; Proposals Could Eliminate Illinois Historic Preservation Agency ; HTC Legisaltion in NC Faces Uncertain Future

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 16, April 24, 2015 → President Obama Visits Everglades National Park and Designates New National Historic Landmark President Obama visited Everglades National Park this week in recognition and celebration of Earth Day. He used the occasion to call for more action to combat climate change, using the Everglades …

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Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House; Trust Accepting Nominatons for 11 Most Endangered List; Protect Missouri’s HTC; Start Planning for Advocacy Week; Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 2, January 16, 2015 → Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 135, at the very beginning of the 114th congress. The bill was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this …

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House Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, NDAA Inludes Native American Land Exchange with Mining Company, Sen. Landrieu Looses Runoff Election, Start Planning for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 49, December 12, 2014 → House Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill The House narrowly passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill late Thursday night, barely averting another government shutdown. The House also passed a two-day stopgap spending bill, funding the government until Saturday at midnight to give the …

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