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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Military LAND Act Reintroduced; Senators Introduce Bill to Restrict National Monument Designations; Renewed Effort to Restore HTC Program in Alabama; Register for Advocacy Week!; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 03, January 27, 2017 → Rep. Issa Reintroduces Military LAND Act in 115th Congress Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 473, at the beginning of the 115th congress. The bill has been referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this legislation …

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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Trump Interior Pick, Rep. Zinke; NTHP Hosts Webinar on HTC Advocacy; Preservation Maryland Launches HTC Letter Campaign; Register for Advocacy Week; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 20, Number 02, January 20, 2017 → Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Preisdent Trump’s Pick to Lead the Interior Department, Rep. Zinke This week the Senate held several confirmation hearings of President Trump’s cabinet appointments, including his pick to lead the Department of the Interior, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT). Rep. …

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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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Congress Passes CR, Averts Shutdown; New Report Highlights Economic Impact of HTC; NTHP’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places; New Tool Maps HTC Projects Nationwide

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 37, October 07, 2016 → Congress Averts Shutdown, Funds Government Through Dec. 9th With only 2 days until a potential government shutdown, Congress passed a Continuing Resolution (CR) funding the government through December 9th. This extends current funding levels until after the November elections and delays the FY17 …

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Advocacy Week Starts Monday! FY16 HPF Dear Colleague Letter; Secretary Jewell Testifies Before Congress; HTC Introduced in Oregon

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 8, February 27, 2015 → See You Next Week for Advocacy Week 2015. Online Registration Ends Today at 5pm Still time to register for Advocacy Week 2015! Online Registration will close today at 5pm. After today, you will still be able to register in person at the Fairfax Hotel. National …

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FY2016 Budget Proposal to be Released Feb 2nd; Utah HTC at Risk; Beverly Hills Defeats Effort to Weaken Cultural Heritage Ordinance ; Register Today for Advocacy Week 2015

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 3, January 23, 2015 → President Obama to Release 2016 Budget Proposal Feb. 2nd President Obama gave his 2015 State of the Union Address on Tuesday, where he laid out the administration’s policy goals for 2015. President Obama now faces a Republican controlled House and Senate. President Obama …

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Encourage Co-sponsorship of CAPP Act; Donate to PAF’s Annual Benefit Auction and Raffle; Upcoming Events and Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 43, October 24, 2014 → Encourage Your Representative to Co-sponsor the CAPP Act Preservation Action applauds Representatives Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), along with three bipartisan cosponsors, Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Mike Kelly (R-Penn.), and Ron Kind (D-Wis.) for introducing the Creating American Prosperity through Preservation Act (CAPP) in the House. This bill would increase the current historic tax credit from 20% …

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Gillibrand Calls for Barge Canal to be Added to National Register; Sec. Jewell Celebrates Anniversary of Conservation Bills; CA Senate Passes HTC; NC May Revisit HTC’s

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 17, Number 32, September 5, 2014 → Sen. Gillibrand Calls for Barge Canal to be Listed on National Register Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY) wrote a letter to the National Park Service urging them to add the Barge Canal to the National Register of Historic Places. The Barge Canal expands over …

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