HTC Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate; National Parks See Record Visits in 2016; Bill Would Create HTC Program in Tennessee; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 06, February 24, 2017 → Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act Introduced in House and Senate Last week, Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) along with 4 other cosponsors, introduced the Historic Tax Credit Improvement Act (S.425). Companion legislation (H.R 1158) was also introduced in the House by Rep. Mike …

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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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What do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation; Action in Houston: Thanks For a Great Event; Save the Date: Advocacy Week March 14-16; & Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 42, December 02, 2016 → What Do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation What a November. Preservation Action is getting back in the swing of things after an extended break following the elections, the National Preservation Conference in Houston, and the Thanksgiving break. At this point we …

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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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House Passes NDAA Despite Veto Threat; House Committee Holds Hearing on Tax Legislation; President Obama Faces Increased Pressure to Create New National Monument Near Grand Canyon; Mississippi Expands State HTC

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 19, May 20, 2016 → House Passes NDAA – President Obama Issues Veto Threat Cites Military LAND Act Provision This week, the House of Representatives passed H.R 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), by a vote of 277- 147, included language from the Military LAND Act. This comes …

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HPF Reauthorization Advances in the Senate; African American Civil Rights Network Act Introduced; PAF’s Advocacy Scholars Program Annual Call for Papers!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 41, November 20, 2015 → HPF Authorization Advances in the Senate Earlier this week the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved the Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 or S. 566. The legislation, in addition to expanding and enhancing activities for sportsmen on federal lands, also permanently reauthorizes the …

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Tell Congress to Reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund; NDAA Passes Senate Without Military LAND Act; Obama Announces 2 New National Marine Sanctuaries; Get Your Tickets Now for PAF’s “Party for Preservation” Fundraising Event

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 36, October 9, 2015 → Tell Congress to Reauthorize of the Historic Preservation Fund On September 30th the U.S House of Representatives and U.S Senate failed to reauthorize the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). Tell Congress to reauthorize the HPF today! Despite bi-partisan support, Congress failed to reauthorize the …

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FY16 Appropriations Update; San Antonio Missions Closer to World Heritage Designation; HTC at Risk in Missouri; Preservation Month; Stories From Around the States

Mission Concepción, ca. 1731, one of five Franciscan Missions of the National Historical Park and World Heritage List. Photo by Meagan Baco

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 17, May 08, 2015 → FY16 Appropriations Update- Continue to Advocate for HPF Funding The United States House and Senate recently passed the FY 2016 Budget Agreement, which sets the budget for all discretionary spending. From that, the House Appropriations Committee passed subcommittee appropriation allocations for FY 2016, …

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President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments; Rep. Blumenauer Will be New HPC Co-chair; Bill Introduced to Expand Georgia’s HTC; Still Time to Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 7, February 20, 2015 → President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments and Launches Every Kid in a Park Initiative President Obama designated the Pullman Historic District in Chicago, Browns Canyon in Colorado and the Honouliuli Internment Camp in Hawaii as National Monuments this week. This culminates years of …

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President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument; Early Bird Registration for Advocacy Week Ends Today!; Nominations for 11 Most Endangered Historic Places Due March 2nd; N.C’s HTC Reintroduced

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 6, February 13, 2015 → President Obama to Designate Pullman Historic District a National Monument President Obama will designate the Pullman Historic District on the South-side of Chicago, a National Monument. President Obama will travel to the Pullman Historic District to make the designation next Thursday, Feb. 19th. President …

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