Appropriations Update: Senate Hearing on FY18 Interior Budget Request; Bill Introduced to Address Historic Building Upgrades; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 20, June 23, 2017 → Appropriations Update: Secretary Zinke Testifies in Senate on the FY 2018 Interior Budget Request This week Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on …

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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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Ryan Zinke Confirmed as Interior Secretary; Trump Administration to Seek Cuts to Interior- Zinke Vows to Push Back; Urge Your Members of Congress to Cosponsor HTCIA; Advocacy Week is Less than 2 Weeks Away- Register Today!; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 07, March 03, 2017 → Ryan Zinke Confirmed as the New Secretary of the Interior This week, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT) was confirmed as the new Secretary of the Interior. The Senate easily confirmed Secretary Zinke, in a 68-31 vote, 17 Democrats joined with Republicans. Secretary Zinke won …

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House Passes NPS Centennial Act Includes HPF Reauth; Lawmakers Close to Passing CR as Shutdown Threat Looms; Rep McMorris Rodgers Named Interior Secretary; Advocacy Week March 14th-16th

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 43, December 09, 2016 → House Passes NPS Centennial Act, Including Reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund Earlier this week the House of Representatives passed the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial Act, H.R 4680, which in addition to better preparing the NPS for the next 100 years of …

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Advocacy Week Starts Monday! FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Secretary Jewell Testifies Before Congress; HTC Introduced in Oregon

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 8, February 27, 2015 → See You Next Week for Advocacy Week 2015. Online Registration Ends Today at 5pm Still time to register for Advocacy Week 2015! Online Registration will close today at 5pm. After today, you will still be able to register in person at the Fairfax Hotel. National …

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JP Morgan Chase Settlement to Detroit; Climate Change and Cultural Resources; New LGBT Heritage Initiative; CA Assembly passes State Tax Credit; NH&RA and SOI Awards

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 23, June 6, 2014 → Climate Change impact on Historic Sites Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell toured the historic Jamestown Island in Virginia yesterday, and hosted a roundtable discussion on the impacts of climate change on cultural resources. This visit following the Administration’s release of a plan to cut …

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President’s Budget Released, Mixed Bag for Preservation; New Interior Secretary Confirmed; Battlefields Protection Bill Passes House with Grassroots Support; Park Services Releases Report on Latino Cultural Impact

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 15, April 12, 2013 → President’s Budget Released, Mixed Bag for Preservation This week, President Obama unveiled his FY14 Budget. This is the first in a series of steps toward the final budget for preservation initiatives in the coming year. Once again the President’s budget keeps funding for …

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House Passes Continuing Resolution, Senate Next; Jewell Nomination Hearing; NEPA/Section 106 Integration Guidance Released

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 10, March 8, 2013 House Passes Continuing Resolution, Senate Next On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed another six month Continuing Resolution to set funding levels for the rest of FY 2013. If passed by the Senate, we will be able to avoid a government shutdown when the …

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President Nominates REI CEO as New Interior Secretary; National Heritage Area Program Legislation Reintroduced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 6 – February 8, 2013 President Nominates REI CEO as New Secretary of Interior President Obama announced on Wednesday that he is nominating Sally Jewell, the CEO of outdoor equipment company REI, to serve as the next Secretary of the Interior. Jewell, who will be the 2nd woman …

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House Passes Sandy Legislation; Salazar to Step Down; GAO on Historic Buildings Management

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 16, Number 3 – January 18, 2013 House Passes Sandy Legislation: $50 Million for HPF On Tuesday night of this week the House of Representatives passed more than $50 billion in disaster relief funding for communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Thanks to the work of Preservation Action and its partners …

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