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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President Obama’s Budget Request Expected Feb 9th; Effort to Renew Alabama’s HTC; NPS Celebrates Centennial; Registration Now Open for Advocacy Week!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 02, January 15, 2016 → President Obama Expected to Release FY 2017 Budget Request on Feb. 9th President Obama gave his final State of the Union Address on Tuesday, where he laid out the administration’s policy goals for his final year in office and tout his administration’s successes over the …

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Omnibus Spending Bill Released- Good and Bad News for Historic Preservation; Stonewall Historic Site Legislation Introduced; Historic Preservation Threatened in Wisconsin; PA and PAF’s Special Year End Appeal

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Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 44, December 18, 2015 → Omnibus Spending Bill Released, Good News and Bad News for Historic Preservation After weeks of negotiations and 2 short term extensions to keep the government open, lawmakers released the 2009 page Omnibus Spending Bill, titled the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. This bill …

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Congress Passes Short Term Extension- Omnibus Spending Bill Expected Next Week; Urge Congress to Pay World Heritage Dues; Princeton Battlefield Threatened in NJ; Russ Carnahan Speaks at Missouri Preservation Conference

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 43, December 11, 2015 → Congress Passes Short Term Extension- Funding Government Until Dec. 16th Congress this week passed a short term extension of the current stop-gap funding law, giving lawmakers 5 days to pass an Omnibus spending bill. By Thursday, significant disagreement over policy riders attached to …

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President Obama’s Use of Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism; Philadelphia Could be First U.S World Heritage City; National Preservation Conference Registration Now Open; Wisconsin Budget Passes Without Capping HTC

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 28, July 17, 2015 → President Obama’s Use of the Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism Last Friday President Obama announced the designation of 3 new National Monuments, the Basin and Range National Monument in Nevada, the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument in California, and the Waco Mammoth …

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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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Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Releases FY16 Interior Appropriations Draft; NPS Grant Applications Due; Historic Tax Credit Threatened in Ohio

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 23, June 12, 2015 → Appropriations Update: House Subcommittee Markup of FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill This week the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee released the subcommittee draft of the FY16 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill funds the National Park Service and the Historic Preservation Fund …

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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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President Releases FY 2016 Budget Request; New Interior Subcommittee; Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated to World Heritage List, Efforts to Restore N.C’s HTC Continues; Register for Advocacy Week

Preservation Action,Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 5, February 06, 2015 → President Obama Releases FY 2016 Budget Request President Obama released the FY 2016 budget request this week. The budget request calls for $3.99 trillion in spending for FY 2016, a 6.4% increase over 2015 enacted levels. This budget will face challenges in Congress, with …

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Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House; Trust Accepting Nominatons for 11 Most Endangered List; Protect Missouri’s HTC; Start Planning for Advocacy Week; Stories from Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 2, January 16, 2015 → Military LAND Act Reintroduced in the House Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) once again introduced the Military LAND Act , as H.R 135, at the very beginning of the 114th congress. The bill was referred to the House Natural Resources Committee. Rep. Issa introduced this …

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