Senators Introduce Energy Reform Bill, Includes HPF Reauthorization; Historic Tax Credit Legislation Introduced in Michigan; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 21, June 30, 2017 → Senators Introduce Energy Reform Bill, Includes HPF Reauthorization The Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Maria Cantwell(D-WA) introduced a broad energy reform bill this week. The Energy and Natural Resources Act (S.1460) is similar to legislation passed …

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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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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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HPF Reauthorization Introduced in House; Appropriations Update; HTC Saved from Elimination in Ohio, Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 24, June 19, 2015 → Historic Preservation Fund Reauthorization Introduced in House The Historic Preservation Caucus c0-chairs, Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced introduction of H.R 2817 or the National Historic Preservation Amendment Act of 2015 to reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). Rep. …

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House FY16 HPF Dear Collegue Receives 102 Co-signers- Still Time to Encourage Your Senators to Sign; Preservationists Testify on the Hill; HTC Introduced in California

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 11, March 20, 2015 → The House FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter Receives 102 Co-signers! Thank you to everyone who contacted their Representative and helped spread the word! Thanks to those efforts, the FY16 Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) Dear Colleague letter received 102 co-signers! Coming just shy of …

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114th Congress Sworn In; NC HTC Supporters Launch Petition; HTC to be Introduced in Oregon; Start Planning for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 1, January 09, 2015 → 114th Congress Sworn in The 114th Congress was sworn in Tuesday. Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) was reelected Speaker of the House, and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was confirmed as new Senate Majority Leader. Reflecting the results of November’s midterm election, Republicans took control …

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NPS Continues Work for Underrepresented Groups; NC Keeps State Tax Credit as RI Cuts; Farewell to Meagan, Introductions for Interns

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 24, June 13, 2014 → National Park Service continues outreach for New Theme Study Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and the National Park Service  announced the new LGBT Heritage Initiative to begin recognizing sites of importance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement. This announcement mirrors previous heritage initiative announcements from the NPS to …

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