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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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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Senate Passes NPS Centennial Act- Now Moves to President’s Desk; Action Alert: Tax Reform Threatens HTC; Rep. Zinke Named Interior Secretary; Public Comments Open on US World Heritage Tentative List

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 44, December 16, 2016 → Senate Clears NPS Centennial Act, Includes HPF Reauthorization- Now Moves to President’s Desk Early Saturday morning, at around 2am, the U.S Senate passed the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Act, H.R 4680, which in addition to better preparing the NPS for the next …

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Election 4 Days Away- The Candidates on Historic Preservation; 10 New National Historic Landmarks Announced; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 41, November 04, 2016 → The Candidates on Historic Preservation As I’m sure everyone is well aware, the 2016 election is just 4 days away. On Nov. 8th voters will go to the polls to determine the next president and next administration, all 435 U.S House seats, 34 U.S Senate …

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Struggle over CR Continues in Congress as Shutdown Threat Looms; New Fellowship Program for Emerging Leaders in Preservation; Celebrate National Public Lands Day; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 36, September 23, 2016 → Struggle Over Passing Continuing Resolution Continues as Shutdown Threat Looms Democrats and Republicans have still yet to come together on passing a continuing resolution (C.R), which is needed to avert a government shutdown on October 1st. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY) scheduled …

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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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The Presumptive Presidential Nominees on Protecting Our Public Lands; Vote For Your Favorite NPS Historic Site Today; Agreement Reached on Preservation Funding in NJ; National News and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 25, July 1, 2016 → Presumptive Presidential Nominees Campaign’s Speak on Protecting America’s Public Lands Earlier this week representatives from Donald Trump’s campaign and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, spoke at a conference hosted by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership. The conference focused on issues important to sportsmen, including supporting …

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President Obama Designates Stonewall National Monument; Historic Preservation Leaders Honored by Interior Sec. Jewell; President Obama Marks NPS Centennial With Visits to National Parks; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 24, June 24, 2016 → President Obama Designates Stonewall Inn as First National Monument Dedicated to LGBT History Today, President Obama announced the designation of the Stonewall Inn and surrounding area in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City as a National Monument. This designation makes the …

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Interior Appropriations Bills Advance in House and Senate; New Jersey Gov. Veto’s Preserve NJ Act; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 23, June 17, 2016 → Senate Interior Appropriations Bill Released, Bill Passes Senate Appropriations Committee This week the Senate Appropriations Committee released their FY17 Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill (S. 3068). The bill passed the full Appropriations committee 16-14 largely along party-lines. The interior appropriations bill includes …

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House Committee Releases FY17 Interior Appropriatons Bill; Military LAND Act Not Included in Senate NDAA; Vote on Your Favorite NPS Historic Site; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 20, May 27, 2016 → House Appropriations Committee Releases FY17 Interior Appropriations Bill, Includes Increases for HPF This week the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee released the subcommittee draft of the FY17 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. The bill includes funding levels for the National Park Service and the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The committee …

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