NHPA Subject of House Subcommittee Hearing on “Burdensome” Regulations; Interior Appropriations Bill Advances, Moves to House Floor; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 23, July 21, 2017 → National Historic Preservation Act Subject of House Subcommittee Hearing on “Burdensome” Regulations This week the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The hearing titled  “Examining Impacts of Federal Natural Resources Laws Gone Astray, …

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Interior Appropriations Bill Released, Includes $74.41 Million for HPF; Military LAND Act Not Included in House NDAA; 1.4 Million Comments Submitted on National Monument Review; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 22, July 14, 2017 → House Subcommittee Releases Interior Appropriations Bill, Includes $74.41 Million for the Historic Preservation Fund This week the House Appropriations Committee released the Subcommittee Draft of the FY18 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill funds the National Park Service and preservation programs like the Historic Preservation …

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Senators Introduce Energy Reform Bill, Includes HPF Reauthorization; Historic Tax Credit Legislation Introduced in Michigan; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 21, June 30, 2017 → Senators Introduce Energy Reform Bill, Includes HPF Reauthorization The Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Maria Cantwell(D-WA) introduced a broad energy reform bill this week. The Energy and Natural Resources Act (S.1460) is similar to legislation passed …

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Appropriations Update: Senate Hearing on FY18 Interior Budget Request; Bill Introduced to Address Historic Building Upgrades; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 20, June 23, 2017 → Appropriations Update: Secretary Zinke Testifies in Senate on the FY 2018 Interior Budget Request This week Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on …

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Hearing Scheduled With Secretary Zinke on Interior Budget Request; Join Historic Tax Credit Lobby Day; Members of Congress Celebrate PresMonth; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 18, June 02, 2017 → Hearing Scheduled with Secretary Zinke on Proposed Budget for the Department of Interior The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies will hold a budget hearing with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke next Thursday, June 8th, on President Trump’s proposed budget request. …

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President Trump’s Budget Includes Cuts to the Historic Preservation Fund; Sign-on to National Historic Tax Credit Letter; Celebrate PresMonth with a Site-Visit; Alabama Passes HTC and Other Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 17, May 26, 2017 → President Trump’s Budget Proposal Includes Significant Cuts to the Historic Preservation Fund and Other Preservation Programs This week President Trump submitted the administrations fiscal year 2018 budget proposal to Congress. For the most part, the administration’s budget request keeps in line with the budget …

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Congress Approves Spending Bill Includes Increases for HPF; Take Action: Protect the Antiquities Act; Preservation Month Site Visits; Bill Threatens Local Preservation in Texas; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 14, May 05, 2017 → Congress Reaches Deal on Spending Bill Includes Positive News for Preservation This week Congress reached a deal on a FY17 Omnibus spending bill, funding the government into September. The deal was approved by the House and Senate and signed by President Trump, averting …

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Pres. Trump Signs Executive Order to Review National Monument Designations; $32.6 Million in HPF Grants Announced; Celebrate Preservation Month this May; Office Available in Heurich House; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 13, April 28, 2017 → President Trump Signs Executive Order Requiring Review of National Monument Designations Since 1996 This week, President Trump signed an executive order calling for the Department of Interior to review the size and scope all National Monument designations, of over 100,000 acres or “made …

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Congress Returns, Shutdown Looms; National Park Visitation Adds $34.9 Billion to Economy in 2016; State Advocacy: Bill Would Create HTC Program in Tennessee; Office Available in Heurich House; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 12, April 21, 2017 → As Congress Returns, Potential Shutdown Looms Congress will return from the Easter recess next week. Lawmakers will have limited time to pass another continuing resolution or an omnibus spending package for the remainder of FY17 to avert a government shutdown, which would start …

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Bill Introduced to Permanently Reauthorize the LWCF; Celebrate National Park Week; Increased Efforts to Protect Missouri’s HTC Program; Advocacy Week Follow-up; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 11, April 14, 2017 → Senators Introduce Legislation to Permanently Authorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund A bipartisan group of Senators, led by Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), introduced S. 896. This bill would permanently extend the authorization of the Land and Water Conservation …

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