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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Congress Approves Spending Bill Includes Increases for HPF; Take Action: Protect the Antiquities Act; Preservation Month Site Visits; Bill Threatens Local Preservation in Texas; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 14, May 05, 2017 → Congress Reaches Deal on Spending Bill Includes Positive News for Preservation This week Congress reached a deal on a FY17 Omnibus spending bill, funding the government into September. The deal was approved by the House and Senate and signed by President Trump, averting …

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21 New Word Heritage Sites Named, Frank Lloyd Wright Submission Left Out; Celebrate NPS Centennial This August; Register for National Preservation Conference; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 28, July 29, 2016 → 21 New World Heritage Sites Named, Frank Lloyd Wright Collection Doesn’t Make the Cut The United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) World Heritage Convention came to an early close last weekend in Istanbul, Turkey. Organizers decided to conclude early, after last week’s …

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Legislation Protecting Syrian Antiquities Moves to President’s Desk; Celebrate Preservation Month; Bill Threatening Historic Districts in Michigan Suspended; Alabama HTC Set to Expire; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 16, April 29, 2016 → Legislation Protecting Syrian Antiquities Moves to President’s Desk This week the House passed the final amended version of H.R 1493, The Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act. The Senate agreed to the bill by unanimous consent 2 weeks ago. H.R 1493 has …

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Secretary Jewell Testifies at House Natural Resources Committee Hearing; ACHP Extends Deadline for Comment on National Preservation Program; Advocacy Week Starts Next Week! Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 09, March 04, 2016 → Secretary Jewell Testifies at House Natural Resources Committee Hearing This week Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell, testified at the House Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Presidents FY 2017 Interior Department budget request. This marks the beginning of the FY17 budget process for …

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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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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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House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on HPF Reauthorization; President Obama Releases Budget Request, Includes Increases for HPF; President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments; Register for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 06, February 12, 2016 → House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing on the four bills of significance to historic preservation this week, including H.R 2817, which would reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund …

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Energy Modernization Bill Moves to Senate Floor, Includes HPF Reauthorization; Local Historic Districts Threatened in Michigan; Register for Advocacy Week 2016; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 04, January 29, 2016 → Energy Policy Modernization Act Moves to Senate Floor The Energy Policy Modernization Act (S. 2012), which includes permanent reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF), is currently being debated on the Senate floor. The bill also calls for the permanent reauthorization of the …

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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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