Tax Reform Efforts Continue; House Passes Spending Bill- Includes Restored HPF Funding; Plan a Candidate Forum on Preservation; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 29, September 15, 2017 → Tax Reform Efforts Moving Forward- Keep Up the Advocacy! Lawmakers are moving forward with efforts to reform the tax code and could draft legislation as early as October. This week House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Kevin Brady (R-TX) said Congressional Republicans and the Administration …

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House Committee Announces Hearing on Tax Reform; DOI Announces List of National Monuments Under Review and Opens Public Comment Period; Celebrate Preservation Month With Site Visits; Alabama Senate Passes HTC; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 15, May 12, 2017 → House Committee Announces Hearing on Tax Reform Preservation Action continues to closely follow the current effort to reform our tax code and the impact tax reform will have on the Federal Historic Tax Credit (HTC). At the end of last month President Trump …

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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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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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Hardest Hit Fund Ok’d for Demolition Costs; Tax Reform threatens Historic Tax Credits; Rep. Garamendi join Caucus

Hardest Hit Funds may be Used for Demolition Without Review In March, we reported on H.R. 655 and 656; both bills call for funding that was allocated to the Hardest Hit Fund, a program aimed at helping Americans struggling through the housing crisis, to be used for demolition of “blighted” structures. As a federally funded …

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