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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President Obama’s Budget Request Expected Feb 9th; Effort to Renew Alabama’s HTC; NPS Celebrates Centennial; Registration Now Open for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 02, January 15, 2016 → President Obama Expected to Release FY 2017 Budget Request on Feb. 9th President Obama gave his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday, where he laid out the administration’s policy goals for his final year in office and tout his administration’s successes over the …

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Appropriations Update; Senate Passes NDAA Without Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization Introduced in Senate; NTHP Announces 11 Most Endangered; New Report on NPS Sites Impacted by Climate Change

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 25, June 26, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Approves Amendment to Increase HPF Funding During floor debate on the House Interior Appropriations bill, an amendment to increase funding for the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) was offered and approved by voice vote. The amendment, offered by Rep. Terri Sewell …

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HPF Reauthorization Introduced in House; Appropriations Update; HTC Saved from Elimination in Ohio, Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 24, June 19, 2015 → Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization Introduced in House The Historic Preservation Caucus c0-chairs, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced introduction of H.R 2817 or the National Historic Preservation Amendment Act of 2015 to reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). Rep. …

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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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PA Expresses Opposition to Military LAND Act, Ceremony for Poverty Point UNESCO Site, PAF hosts HUD Sec. Julian Castro, Advocacy Scholars Deadline Extended

Tom Moriarity, Chairman of the Preservation Action Board welcomes Secretary Castro.

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 38, October 10, 2014 → Preservation Action and Partner Organizations Express Strong Opposition to Military LAND Act Preservation Action with several partner organizations wrote this letter to Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA), chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, to express our strong opposition to the Military …

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Senate Passes Transportation Funding; House Approves Tourism Promotion Bill; NPS Announces Tribal Heritage Grants; NC HTC Not Included in Final Budget

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 28, August 01, 2014 → Highway and Transportation Funding Act Passes Senate The Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 passed the Senate 79-18. The bill that extends federal infrastructure funding until next spring. The bill now moves to the House for consideration. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA )offered …

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FY 2015 Interior Appropriations Update; Sen. Levin Announces Great Lakes Heritage Bill; NPS Grants Due June 30th; Poverty Point Becomes World Heritage Site; Maryland Now Accepting Applications for HTC Program

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 24, June 27, 2014 → F.Y 2015 Interior Appropriations As Congress considers appropriations bills, preservationists continue to monitor the request for Interior Appropriations. However, Congressional action on the FY 2015 Interior Appropriations is not likely to move until later in the summer. The House and Senate Interior Subcommittees …

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Preservation Time in Washington and Baton Rouge, by PA Board Member, Patty Gay

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Executive Director of the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans, Patty Gay, reported on her recent advocacy work in her state in “Preservation Time in Washington and Baton Rouge,” originally published in her organization’s monthly magazine, Preservation in Print, the most frequently published preservation periodical available. Posted on the Preservation Action website with permission. Preservation …

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