ACHP Announces New Historic Preservation Award; Coalition for American Heritage Launches; Bill Threaten’s Missouri’s HTC; Early Bird Advocacy Week Ends Monday! Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 05, February 10, 2017 → ACHP Announces New Joint Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation This week the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) along with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new joint award to honor exemplary historic preservation efforts. The “ACHP/HUD Secretary’s …

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115 Congress Sworn-in: Tax Reform a Top Priority; Pres. Obama Designates New National Monuments; DOI Announces New NHL’s; Advocacy Week Registration Open!; National Trust Hosts Webinar on HTC Threat

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 01, January 13, 2017 → 115th Congress is Sworn-in and Gets to Work on New Agenda, Including Tax Reform The 115th Congress was officially sworn in on January 3rd. Republicans once again remain in charge of both the House and Senate, albeit with slightly diminished margins. Republican lawmakers …

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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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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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Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Reform Bill; Transportation Reauthorization Threatens Historic Resources; Four New NHL’s Designated; Missouri One Step Closer to Newest National Park

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 29, August 14, 2015 → Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Policy Reform Bill The Senate Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, in section 5003, includes permanent reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The legislation would permanently authorize the HPF at the current authorized level of …

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FY16 Appropriations Update; San Antonio Missions Closer to World Heritage Designation; HTC at Risk in Missouri; Preservation Month; Stories From Around the States

Mission Concepción, ca. 1731, one of five Franciscan Missions of the National Historical Park and World Heritage List. Photo by Meagan Baco

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 17, May 08, 2015 → FY16 Appropriations Update- Continue to Advocate for HPF Funding The United States House and Senate recently passed the FY 2016 Budget Agreement, which sets the budget for all discretionary spending. From that, the House Appropriations Committee passed subcommittee appropriation allocations for FY 2016, …

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Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House; Trust Accepting Nominatons for 11 Most Endangered List; Protect Missouri’s HTC; Start Planning for Advocacy Week; Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 2, January 16, 2015 → Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 135, at the very beginning of the 114th congress. The bill was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this …

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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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House Majority Leader Releases Priorities, Upcoming State Events, Primary Election Watch, Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 29, August 15, 2014 → Majority Leader Releases Priorities During the congressional recess, GOP House leadership is organizing and outlining priorities for Congress to take up after the summer recess. Incoming House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) released a memo outlining three priorities which included economic growth, gas …

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Historic Preservation Appropriations; Update on Section 4(f); ACHP Report on Post Office Reuse; Penn’s State HTC Opens

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 16, April 18, 2014 → Connect with Your Member of Congress in the District on Historic Preservation Appropriations This is a Congressional in-District work period, but staff in Washington continue to work on appropriations bills. Congress has heard testimony from the administration. Secretary Jewell testified before the House …

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