Amendment Restores HPF to FY17 Levels; Add Your Organization to National HTC Sign-on Letter; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 28, September 08, 2017 → Amendment Restores Historic Preservation Fund to FY17 Levels This week the House began debate on the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Bill (H.R 3354), the vehicle for passing the 8 remaining appropriations bills including the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. During the …

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Action Alert: Schedule a Meeting or Site Visit During the August Recess; Sec. Zinke Announces $50 Million for NPS Infrastructure Projects; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 24, July 28, 2017 → Action Alert: Schedule a Meeting or Site Visit During the August Recess Congress will be on recess from July 31st to September 4th. Contact your members of Congress today and request an in-district/in-state meeting or site-visit! Congress is expected to begin their summer …

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NHPA Subject of House Subcommittee Hearing on “Burdensome” Regulations; Interior Appropriations Bill Advances, Moves to House Floor; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 23, July 21, 2017 → National Historic Preservation Act Subject of House Subcommittee Hearing on “Burdensome” Regulations This week the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The hearing titled  “Examining Impacts of Federal Natural Resources Laws Gone Astray, …

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Sec. Zinke Testifies at Interior Budget Hearing; Join Historic Tax Credit Lobby Day; Sen. Warner Touts Bill to Address NPS Maintenance Backlog; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 19, June 09, 2017 → Secretary Zinke Testifies on the FY 2018 Interior Budget Request This week Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, testified before the before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies on President Trump’s proposed FY18 budget request. The budget request would …

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Congress Returns, Shutdown Looms; National Park Visitation Adds $34.9 Billion to Economy in 2016; State Advocacy: Bill Would Create HTC Program in Tennessee; Office Available in Heurich House; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 12, April 21, 2017 → As Congress Returns, Potential Shutdown Looms Congress will return from the Easter recess next week. Lawmakers will have limited time to pass another continuing resolution or an omnibus spending package for the remainder of FY17 to avert a government shutdown, which would start …

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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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Action Alert: Tell Congress to Support National Heritage Areas; Preservation50 Releases Closing Report; Preservation Grant Improvement Passes in Maryland; Advocacy Week Follow-up; & Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 10, April 07, 2017 → Action Alert: Tell Your Members of Congress to Support National Heritage Areas Last month, President Trump released his “America First” Budget Blueprint or “skinny” budget for fiscal year 2018. This budget does not provide detailed appropriations numbers, but does provide top-line numbers for agencies and …

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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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