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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Congress Moves Closer to Passing CR; US House Passes HBCU Preservation Program Reauthorization; Pres Obama Designates First Marine National Monument in Atlantic Ocean; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 35, September 16, 2016 → Congress Moves Closer to Passing a Continuing Resolution, Funding the Government Into December This week Congress inched closer to passing a short-term funding bill, called a continuing resolution (CR), which would fund the federal government into December. Lawmakers need to pass a CR …

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House Enters Conference Committee on Energy Reform Legislation; Appropriations Update; Encourage Commemorative Resolutions Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the NHPA; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 21, June 03, 2016 → House Votes to Join Energy Reform Conference Committee- House Republican Committee Members Announced Late last week the House voted to enter into conference committee on energy reform. The Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-WI), appointed Republican lawmakers to serve on the conference …

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House Committee Releases FY17 Interior Appropriatons Bill; Military LAND Act Not Included in Senate NDAA; Vote on Your Favorite NPS Historic Site; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 20, May 27, 2016 → House Appropriations Committee Releases FY17 Interior Appropriations Bill, Includes Increases for HPF This week the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee released the subcommittee draft of the FY17 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. The bill includes funding levels for the National Park Service and the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The committee …

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NPS Reports Record Number of Visitors in 2015; Local Historic Districts Threatened in Utah; Bill Threatens Oklahoma’s HTC; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 07, February 19, 2016 → National Park Service Reports Record Number of Visitors in 2015 Our National Parks saw a record number of visitors in 2015. The National Park Service reported that last year, more than 307 million people visited out National Parks. This marks a 4.9% increase …

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Harmful National Monument Amendment Defeated in Senate; President Obama Calls for Full and Permanent Funding of the LWCF; Legislation Introduced to Renew Alabama’s HTC; Lock in the Best Rates for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 05, February 05, 2016 → Amendment to Undermine the Antiquities Act Defeated in Senate Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced an amendment to the Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012), which would have restricted the president’s ability to designate national monuments. Under the Antiquities Act of …

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Military LAND Act and FY15 Appropriations in the Senate; Upcoming Primaries; Support PAF during Preservation Month

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 22, May 30, 2014 → Military LAND Act awaits Senate Floor Action As the Senate returns from a District work period, preservationists are following consideration of the Defense Reauthorization legislation. Last week the Senate passed its National Defense Authorization bill.  And the bill will likely go to the …

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Election Watch 2014; Military Land Act; FY15 Appropriations; Celebrating National Park Week; FEMA on Flood Insurance; Historic Post Office Reports

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 17, April 25, 2014 → Preservation Action Election Watch Primary Election Schedule and Retiring Members of Congress This election, historic preservationists have an opportunity to engage candidates on the historic preservation issues important to you and your community. Congressional leaders supportive of historic preservation are retiring from offices …

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