97 Reps Sign-On to HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Bill Introduced to Address NPS Maintenance Backlog; WI Gov. Proposes Cap to State HTC Program; Advocacy Week Follow-Up; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 09, March 31, 2017 → 97 Representatives Sign-on to HPF Dear Colleague Letter A bipartisan group of 97 Representatives signed on to the FY18 Historic Preservation Fund Dear Colleague letter, surpassing last years total of 93 representatives. The letter was sent to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, …

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HTC Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate; National Parks See Record Visits in 2016; Bill Would Create HTC Program in Tennessee; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 06, February 24, 2017 → Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate Last week, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) along with 4 other cosponsors, introduced the Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act (S.425). Companion legislation (H.R 1158) was also introduced in the House by Rep. Mike …

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Military LAND Act Reintroduced; Senators Introduce Bill to Restrict National Monument Designations; Renewed Effort to Restore HTC Program in Alabama; Register for Advocacy Week!; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 03, January 27, 2017 → Rep. Issa Reintroduces Military LAND Act in 115th Congress Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 473, at the beginning of the 115th congress. The bill has been referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this legislation …

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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Trump Interior Pick, Rep. Zinke; NTHP Hosts Webinar on HTC Advocacy; Preservation Maryland Launches HTC Letter Campaign; Register for Advocacy Week; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 02, January 20, 2017 → Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Preisdent Trump’s Pick to Lead the Interior Department, Rep. Zinke This week the Senate held several confirmation hearings of President Trump’s cabinet appointments, including his pick to lead the Department of the Interior, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT). Rep. …

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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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What do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation; Action in Houston: Thanks For a Great Event; Save the Date: Advocacy Week March 14-16; & Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 42, December 02, 2016 → What Do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation What a November. Preservation Action is getting back in the swing of things after an extended break following the elections, the National Preservation Conference in Houston, and the Thanksgiving break. At this point we …

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Congress Passes CR, Averts Shutdown; New Report Highlights Economic Impact of HTC; NTHP’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places; New Tool Maps HTC Projects Nationwide

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 37, October 07, 2016 → Congress Averts Shutdown, Funds Government Through Dec. 9th With only 2 days until a potential government shutdown, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) funding the government through December 9th. This extends current funding levels until after the November elections and delays the FY17 …

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NPS Announces Grants to Preserve History of Japanese-American Confinement in WWII; State Lawmakers in VA Considering Changes to HTC Program; Register for National Preservation Conference

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 34, September 09, 2016 → NPS Announces $3 Million in Grants to Preserve History of Japanese-American Confinement During WWII The National Park Service (NPS) announced $3 million in grants are now available to preserve the history of Japanese-American confinement during World War II. These grants help support the …

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Check Out Recently Updated Historic Tax Credit Data Prepared by State; Philadelphia Implementing Disaster Plan for Historic Buildings; National News and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 30, August 12, 2016 → National Trust Releases Updated Historic Tax Credit Data Prepared by State Our partners at the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) recently released updated federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC) economic data, maps, and project lists, prepared by state. The updated data shows federal HTC …

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Help Protect the Historic Tax Credit; House Passes Interior Appropriations Bill Includes Increases for the HPF; House Committee Advances HPF Reauthorization; Senate Enters Conference on Energy Reform

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 27, July 15, 2016 → House GOP Tax Reform Plan Places Historic Tax Credit at Risk Late last month, a Republican task force in the house released the Tax Reform Blueprint. The plan released  puts the future of the Federal Historic Tax Credit in jeopardy. This document lays out House …

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