Congress Returns Sept. 5th: Shutdown Threat Looms; Sec. Zinke Submits National Monument Review Recommendations; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; Upcoming Events and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 27, August 25, 2017 → Congress Set to Return Sept. 5th as Shutdown Threat Looms When lawmakers return from the August Recess in just under 2 weeks their top priorities will be passing a funding measure and increasing the debt ceiling. Members of Congress need to pass a funding …

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Action Alert: Schedule a Meeting or Site Visit During the August Recess; Sec. Zinke Announces $50 Million for NPS Infrastructure Projects; Save the Date: PAF After Party and Auction on Nov. 15th and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 24, July 28, 2017 → Action Alert: Schedule a Meeting or Site Visit During the August Recess Congress will be on recess from July 31st to September 4th. Contact your members of Congress today and request an in-district/in-state meeting or site-visit! Congress is expected to begin their summer …

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Congress Returns, Shutdown Looms; National Park Visitation Adds $34.9 Billion to Economy in 2016; State Advocacy: Bill Would Create HTC Program in Tennessee; Office Available in Heurich House; and Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 12, April 21, 2017 → As Congress Returns, Potential Shutdown Looms Congress will return from the Easter recess next week. Lawmakers will have limited time to pass another continuing resolution or an omnibus spending package for the remainder of FY17 to avert a government shutdown, which would start …

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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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