NPS Releases First National Study on LGBTQ History; Oct. 15th Marks the 50th Anniversary of the NHPA; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 38, October 14, 2016 → NPS Releases First National Study on LGBTQ History This week the National Park Service (NPS), Department of Interior (DOI), and the Gil Foundation announced the release of a new NPS theme study dedicated to identifying and recognizing historic places and events that shaped …

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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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Keep Up the Advocacy During the Summer Recess; Georgia House Forms New Preservation Committee; P50 Launches Historic Preservation Photo Contest; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 29, August 05, 2016 → Keep Up the Advocacy During the Summer Recess Congress will be on recess until September 5th. Be sure to get your request in for an in-district meeting or site-visit! With a limited legislative calendar it is critical that lawmakers hear from preservationists during the …

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House Enters Conference Committee on Energy Reform Legislation; Appropriations Update; Encourage Commemorative Resolutions Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the NHPA; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 21, June 03, 2016 → House Votes to Join Energy Reform Conference Committee- House Republican Committee Members Announced Late last week the House voted to enter into conference committee on energy reform. The Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan (R-WI), appointed Republican lawmakers to serve on the conference …

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ACHP Seeks Input to Improve National Historic Preservation Program; Alabama Legislature Fails to Renew HTC Program; PA at Indiana Statewide Preservation Conference; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 18, May 13, 2016 → ACHP Seeks Input to Improve National Historic Preservation Program The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, is looking for your creative suggestions to improve the national historic preservation program! The ACHP …

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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 Obama’s Use of Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism; Philadelphia Could be First U.S World Heritage City; National Preservation Conference Registration Now Open; Wisconsin Budget Passes Without Capping HTC

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 28, July 17, 2015 → President Obama’s Use of the Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism Last Friday President Obama announced the designation of 3 new National Monuments, the Basin and Range National Monument in Nevada, the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument in California, and the Waco Mammoth …

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Encourage Your Members of Congress to Co-sign FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Preservtion50 Effort Continues; Annual ACHP Meeting; Preservation Day in Texas and other Stories From the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 10, March 13, 2015 → Encourage Your Members of Congress to Sign the FY2016 HPF Dear Colleague Letter The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs, Reps. Michael Turner (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), are leading a House FY16 Dear Colleague letter and Senators Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) are leading a …

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Rep. Engel Introduces Bill to Protect Cultural Property, CAPP Act Gets 12 New Cosponsors, Preservation50 Survey Available, Thank You For Another Successful Benefit Raffle and Auction

PAF's Pastfinder Auction at the National Preservation Conference Opening Reception

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 46, November 21, 2014 → Rep. Engel Introduces Legislation to Protect Cultural Property Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) and representative Chris Smith (R-NJ) introduced the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act (H.R 5703) in the House this week. This legislation is aimed at coordinating efforts to preserve cultural …

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