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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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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The Presumptive Presidential Nominees on Protecting Our Public Lands; Vote For Your Favorite NPS Historic Site Today; Agreement Reached on Preservation Funding in NJ; National News and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 25, July 1, 2016 → Presumptive Presidential Nominees Campaign’s Speak on Protecting America’s Public Lands Earlier this week representatives from Donald Trump’s campaign and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, spoke at a conference hosted by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. The conference focused on issues important to sportsmen, including supporting …

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Secretary Jewell Testifies on Interior Budget Request; Vote on Senate Energy Bill Expected Next Week; Advocacy in Michigan Continues to Protect Historic Districts; Register for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 08, February 26, 2016 → Secretary Jewell Testifies at Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hearing This week Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell, testified at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Presidents FY 2017 Interior Department budget request. This marks the beginning of the …

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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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Omnibus Spending Bill Released- Good and Bad News for Historic Preservation; Stonewall Historic Site Legislation Introduced; Historic Preservation Threatened in Wisconsin; PA and PAF’s Special Year End Appeal

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 44, December 18, 2015 → Omnibus Spending Bill Released, Good News and Bad News for Historic Preservation After weeks of negotiations and 2 short term extensions to keep the government open, lawmakers released the 2009 page Omnibus Spending Bill, titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. This bill …

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Congress Passes Short Term Extension- Omnibus Spending Bill Expected Next Week; Urge Congress to Pay World Heritage Dues; Princeton Battlefield Threatened in NJ; Russ Carnahan Speaks at Missouri Preservation Conference

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 43, December 11, 2015 → Congress Passes Short Term Extension- Funding Government Until Dec. 16th Congress this week passed a short term extension of the current stop-gap funding law, giving lawmakers 5 days to pass an Omnibus spending bill. By Thursday, significant disagreement over policy riders attached to …

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HPF Reauthorization Advances in the Senate; African American Civil Rights Network Act Introduced; PAF’s Advocacy Scholars Program Annual Call for Papers!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 41, November 20, 2015 → HPF Authorization Advances in the Senate Earlier this week the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 or S. 566. The legislation, in addition to expanding and enhancing activities for sportsmen on federal lands, also permanently reauthorizes the …

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Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act Introduced; LWCF Reform Bill Introduced; National Manhattan Project Historical Park Established; Thanks for a Great National Preservation Conference; Advocacy Week: Save the Date

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 40, November 13, 2015 → Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2015 Introduced in House Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Rep.Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) along with 8 other original cosponsors introduced the Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R 3846) in the House of Representatives. Companion legislation is expected to be …

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Tell Congress to Reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund; NDAA Passes Senate Without Military LAND Act; Obama Announces 2 New National Marine Sanctuaries; Get Your Tickets Now for PAF’s “Party for Preservation” Fundraising Event

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 36, October 9, 2015 → Tell Congress to Reauthorize of the Historic Preservation Fund On September 30th the U.S House of Representatives and U.S Senate failed to reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). Tell Congress to reauthorize the HPF today! Despite bi-partisan support, Congress failed to reauthorize the …

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