HTC Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate; National Parks See Record Visits in 2016; Bill Would Create HTC Program in Tennessee; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 06, February 24, 2017 → Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate Last week, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) along with 4 other cosponsors, introduced the Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act (S.425). Companion legislation (H.R 1158) was also introduced in the House by Rep. Mike …

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ACHP Announces New Historic Preservation Award; Coalition for American Heritage Launches; Bill Threaten’s Missouri’s HTC; Early Bird Advocacy Week Ends Monday! Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 05, February 10, 2017 → ACHP Announces New Joint Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation This week the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) along with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new joint award to honor exemplary historic preservation efforts. The “ACHP/HUD Secretary’s …

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Senate Committee Advances Rep. Zinke as Interior Sec; NPS Designates 38 CLGs; Sen. Cardin Highlights HTC Success During Hearing; Lock in the Best Rates: Register for Advocacy Week Today!; and Stories From Around States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 04, February 03, 2017 → Senate Committee Advances Rep. Zinke Interior Secretary Nomination This week the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced the nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) to lead the Interior Department. The senate committee voted 16-6, with 4 Democrats joining with the Republicans in …

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Military LAND Act Reintroduced; Senators Introduce Bill to Restrict National Monument Designations; Renewed Effort to Restore HTC Program in Alabama; Register for Advocacy Week!; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 03, January 27, 2017 → Rep. Issa Reintroduces Military LAND Act in 115th Congress Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 473, at the beginning of the 115th congress. The bill has been referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this legislation …

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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Trump Interior Pick, Rep. Zinke; NTHP Hosts Webinar on HTC Advocacy; Preservation Maryland Launches HTC Letter Campaign; Register for Advocacy Week; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 02, January 20, 2017 → Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Preisdent Trump’s Pick to Lead the Interior Department, Rep. Zinke This week the Senate held several confirmation hearings of President Trump’s cabinet appointments, including his pick to lead the Department of the Interior, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT). Rep. …

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What do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation; Action in Houston: Thanks For a Great Event; Save the Date: Advocacy Week March 14-16; & Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 42, December 02, 2016 → What Do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation What a November. Preservation Action is getting back in the swing of things after an extended break following the elections, the National Preservation Conference in Houston, and the Thanksgiving break. At this point we …

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Congress Passes CR, Averts Shutdown; New Report Highlights Economic Impact of HTC; NTHP’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places; New Tool Maps HTC Projects Nationwide

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 37, October 07, 2016 → Congress Averts Shutdown, Funds Government Through Dec. 9th With only 2 days until a potential government shutdown, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) funding the government through December 9th. This extends current funding levels until after the November elections and delays the FY17 …

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NPS Announces Grants to Preserve History of Japanese-American Confinement in WWII; State Lawmakers in VA Considering Changes to HTC Program; Register for National Preservation Conference

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 34, September 09, 2016 → NPS Announces $3 Million in Grants to Preserve History of Japanese-American Confinement During WWII The National Park Service (NPS) announced $3 million in grants are now available to preserve the history of Japanese-American confinement during World War II. These grants help support the …

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Keep Up the Advocacy During the Summer Recess; Georgia House Forms New Preservation Committee; P50 Launches Historic Preservation Photo Contest; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 29, August 05, 2016 → Keep Up the Advocacy During the Summer Recess Congress will be on recess until September 5th. Be sure to get your request in for an in-district meeting or site-visit! With a limited legislative calendar it is critical that lawmakers hear from preservationists during the …

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House Passes NDAA Despite Veto Threat; House Committee Holds Hearing on Tax Legislation; President Obama Faces Increased Pressure to Create New National Monument Near Grand Canyon; Mississippi Expands State HTC

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 19, May 20, 2016 → House Passes NDAA – President Obama Issues Veto Threat Cites Military LAND Act Provision This week, the House of Representatives passed H.R 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), by a vote of 277- 147, included language from the Military LAND Act. This comes …

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