Amendment Restores HPF to FY17 Levels; Add Your Organization to National HTC Sign-on Letter; Get Your Tickets for PAF’s Legendary Party and Auction!; and Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 28, September 08, 2017 → Amendment Restores Historic Preservation Fund to FY17 Levels This week the House began debate on the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Bill (H.R 3354), the vehicle for passing the 8 remaining appropriations bills including the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. During the …

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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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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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President Calls on Congress to Protect Arctic Refuge as Wilderness Area; Report Calls for Oversight of Hardest Hit Funds; President to Appoint New ACHP Member; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 4, January 30, 2015 → President Obama Calls on Congress to Protect National Arctic Wildlife Refuge as Wilderness President Obama called on Congress earlier this week to protect core areas of the National Arctic Wildlife Refuge as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. This came after the Department of …

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Castro Sworn in as HUD Secretary; NPS Celebrates 30 Years of NHA’s; Pullman Historic Site Considered for National Park

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 30, August 22, 2014 → Julian Castro Sworn in as New HUD Secretary Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro was sworn in as new Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary.  He was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building next to the …

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House Majority Leader Releases Priorities, Upcoming State Events, Primary Election Watch, Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 29, August 15, 2014 → Majority Leader Releases Priorities During the congressional recess, GOP House leadership is organizing and outlining priorities for Congress to take up after the summer recess. Incoming House Majority Leader, Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) released a memo outlining three priorities which included economic growth, gas …

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