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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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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Results From Our 2016 Federal Candidate Historic Preservation Survey; Alabama Civil Rights Movement Sites Move Closer to National Monument Designation; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 40, October 28, 2016 → Check Out the Results From Our 2016 Federal Candidate Historic Preservation Survey With the Nov. 8th election right around the corner we are pleased to share the results from our “2016 Federal Candidate Historic Preservation Survey” with you and encourage you to share …

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Struggle over CR Continues in Congress as Shutdown Threat Looms; New Fellowship Program for Emerging Leaders in Preservation; Celebrate National Public Lands Day; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 36, September 23, 2016 → Struggle Over Passing Continuing Resolution Continues as Shutdown Threat Looms Democrats and Republicans have still yet to come together on passing a continuing resolution (C.R), which is needed to avert a government shutdown on October 1st. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell (R-KY) scheduled …

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ACHP Accepting Public Comment on National Preservation Program; NJ Gov. Vetoes Open Space Preservation Bill; Congratulations to the 2016 Advocacy Scholars; Register for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 03, January 22, 2016 → ACHP Invites Your Ideas on the Future of the National Historic Preservation Program The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is accepting your ideas on the future of our national historic preservation program. Fifty years ago, before the passage of the National Historic …

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Tell Congress to Reathorize HPF; Sen. Feinstein Urges Obama to Protect Sites in California Desert; San Antonio Missions Celebrate World Heritage Designation; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s “Party for Preservation” Fundraising Event

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 37, October 16, 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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Lawmakers Pass C.R, Fail to Reauthorize HPF and LWCF; NDAA Conference Agreement Does Not Include Military LAND Act; Get Your Tickets Now for PAF’s “Party for Preservation” Fundraising Event

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 35, October 2, 2015 → Lawmakers Pass Continuing Resolution, Fail to Reauthorize HPF and LWCF On the last possible day, lawmakers passed a continuing resolution that keeps the government funded through December 11th and averts a possible shutdown. This maintains fiscal year 2015 appropriation levels until December, allowing …

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House Delays Scheduled Vote on Interior Appropriations Bill; President Obama Designates Three New National Monuments; House Amendment Threatens to Undermine Antiquities Act; SA Missions Designated World Heritage Site

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 27, July 10, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Delays Vote of Interior Appropriations Bill After hours of floor debate, House leadership pulled the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill from an expected vote, amid controversy over the display of the Confederate flag. With democrats largely opposing the bill, …

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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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Encourage Your Members of Congress to Co-sign FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Preservtion50 Effort Continues; Annual ACHP Meeting; Preservation Day in Texas and other Stories From the States

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 10, March 13, 2015 → Encourage Your Members of Congress to Sign the FY2016 HPF Dear Colleague Letter The Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus co-chairs, Reps. Michael Turner (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), are leading a House FY16 Dear Colleague letter and Senators Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) are leading a …

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