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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Hearing Scheduled With Secretary Zinke on Interior Budget Request; Join Historic Tax Credit Lobby Day; Members of Congress Celebrate PresMonth; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 18, June 02, 2017 → Hearing Scheduled with Secretary Zinke on Proposed Budget for the Department of Interior The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies will hold a budget hearing with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke next Thursday, June 8th, on President Trump’s proposed budget request. …

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President Trump’s Budget Includes Cuts to the Historic Preservation Fund; Sign-on to National Historic Tax Credit Letter; Celebrate PresMonth with a Site-Visit; Alabama Passes HTC and Other Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 17, May 26, 2017 → President Trump’s Budget Proposal Includes Significant Cuts to the Historic Preservation Fund and Other Preservation Programs This week President Trump submitted the administrations fiscal year 2018 budget proposal to Congress. For the most part, the administration’s budget request keeps in line with the budget …

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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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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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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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President Obama Signs Omnibus Spending Bill; Preservation50 Commemoration Officially Launches; Start Planning for Advocacy Week; Support PA and PAF’s Year-End Appeal

(L-R) PA President Russ Carnahan with President of American Express Foundation Timothy McClimon, Executive Director of NCSHPO Erik Hein, President of NATHPO Bambi Kraus, CEO of AIA Robert Ivy, and Greg Werkheiser of Cultural Heritage Partners.

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 01, January 08, 2016 → President Obama Signs Omnibus Spending Bill- Mixed Bag for Historic Preservation Before the holidays, President Obama signed the Omnibus Spending Bill, titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2015, into law; averting a government shutdown. This bill includes spending levels for all 12 appropriations bills. …

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President Releases FY 2016 Budget Request; New Interior Subcommittee; Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated to World Heritage List, Efforts to Restore N.C’s HTC Continues; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action,Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 5, February 06, 2015 → President Obama Releases FY 2016 Budget Request President Obama released the FY 2016 budget request this week. The budget request calls for $3.99 trillion in spending for FY 2016, a 6.4% increase over 2015 enacted levels. This budget will face challenges in Congress, with …

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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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Castro Sworn in as HUD Secretary; NPS Celebrates 30 Years of NHA’s; Pullman Historic Site Considered for National Park

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 30, August 22, 2014 → Julian Castro Sworn in as New HUD Secretary Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro was sworn in as new Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary.  He was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the …

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