President Signs Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Senate Passes NDAA, Historic Landmarks at Risk in Beverly Hills, Remaining Auction Items Make Perfect Last Minute Holiday Gifts

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 50, December 19, 2014 → Senate Passes FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Signed by President The Senate, working through the weekend, passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill in a 56-40 vote. The appropriations bill was already passed by the House last week. President Obama signed the appropriations …

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House Passes Joint NDAA Bill Without Military LAND Act; NDAA Includes Significant National Parks Package; NYC’s Landmarks Commission Drops De-listing Proposal

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 48, December 05, 2014 → News about the National Defense and Authorization Act Military LAND Act Removed From NDAA and Passed by the House A joint agreement was reached by leaders of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee on the National Defense and Authorization Act (NDAA) that …

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Encourage Co-sponsorship of CAPP Act; Donate to PAF’s Annual Benefit Auction and Raffle; Upcoming Events and Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 43, October 24, 2014 → Encourage Your Representative to Co-sponsor the CAPP Act Preservation Action applauds Representatives Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), along with three bipartisan cosponsors, Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Mike Kelly (R-Penn.), and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) for introducing the Creating American Prosperity through Preservation Act (CAPP) in the House. This bill would increase the current historic tax credit from 20% …

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CAPP Act Introduced in the House, Encourage Co-sponsorship; Nine New NHL’s Announced; Gov. Brown Vetoes California’s HTC, Upcoming Events; Stories from the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 36, October 3, 2014 → Goodbye to Darlene Taylor Preservation Action thanks Darlene Taylor for her work the past year as President to grow the reach of PA in Washington, D.C., and around the country. We wish her the best of luck as she pursues a Masters of …

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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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House to Consider Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization at the Senate; NPS Cultural Resources briefing on the Hill; May and June Primaries

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 20, May 16, 2014 → The House will consider the Defense Authorization which includes the Military LAND Act The Military LAND Act is included as Section 2816 of the HR 4435 Defense Authorization bill.  The bill is scheduled to go to the full House of Representatives next week. …

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Hearings on Military LAND Act; Transportation Reauthorization; May Primary Elections; Preservation Month Photo Contest

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 18, May 2 2014 → Natural Resources subcommittee hearing on Military LAND Act The Natural Resources subcommittee on Public Lands held a hearing this week on HR 3687, the Military LAND Act. Stephanie Toothman of National Park Service testified in opposition to the bill. Also, Maureen Sullivan of …

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Preservation Stories: Mill No. 1, Baltimore, MD

Baltimore's Restored Mill No. 1. Image courtesy Terra Nova Ventures, LLC.

During National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, six projects were awarded “Preservation’s Best.” Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus Co-Chairs Michael Turner and Rush Holt, along with US Senators and Members of Congress representing the project winners attended to recognize and present the award to their constituents. Through federal incentives like the historic tax credit, historic preservation drives …

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Preservationists Testify on FY15 Appropriations; HPF Sign-On Social a Success!; Michigan Heritage Area Legislation

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 15, April 11, 2014 → FY 2015 Appropriations – Preservationists Testify on the Hill The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies heard from public witnesses during hearings on appropriations for the Department of Interior’s FY 2015 budget. Preservationists were joined by community activists and heads …

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House Dear Colleague Letter for HPF Funding; Flood Insurance Bill to the White House; Advocacy Week featured in Next City Blog

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 12, March 21, 2014 → FY 2015 Historic Preservation Funding The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs are leading a House FY15 Dear Colleague to urge appropriators to support the FY 2015 historic preservation funding. Reps. Turner and Holt ask for the amounts in the President’s Budget that fell …

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